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Date of Birth 25 December 1946Stow, Ohio, USA
Birth NameLawrence Richard Csonka
Nickname Zonk
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Larry Csonka was born on December 25, 1946 in Stow, Ohio, USA as Lawrence Richard Csonka. He is an actor, known for American Gladiators (1989), Super Bowl XL (2006) and Super Bowl XXXVII (2003). He was previously married to Pamela.

Spouse (1)

Pamela (1967 - 12 November 1987) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (15)

All-American running back at Syracuse University. Teammates with Floyd Little and Tom Coughlin.
Onced penalized 15 yards for unnecessary roughness for wiping out a tackler with a forearm during a run.
Running back for the Miami Dolphins (1968-1974, 1979) and the New York Giants (1976-1978).
Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1987.
He was one of 5 players at the coin toss at Super Bowl XXXVII.
Miami Dolphins first 1,000 yard rusher (1,051 in 1971).
Miami Dolphins All Time Rushing Leader (6,737 yards).
Father of two sons
His last name is pronounced "Zon-Kah"
Father of daughter, Lori Michelle Holmes (born in 1976), and father-in-law of Benjamin Thomas Clark (born in 1978).
Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1989.
Anchorage, Alaska [May 2010]
Host & Executive Producer of "North To Alaska" on Versus (formerly OLN) [November 2006]
Inducted into the International Mustache Hall of Fame in 2017 in the category Sports.
Selected Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl VIII (Miami Dolphins 24, Minnesota Vikings 7).

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