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Born in Alliance, Ohio, USA
Birth NameLeonard Ray Dawson
Nickname Lenny the Cool
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Len Dawson was born on June 20, 1935 in Alliance, Ohio, USA as Leonard Ray Dawson. He is an actor, known for Big Game XXVIII: Road Runner vs. Coyote (2000), The NFL on NBC (1965) and 1979 Fiesta Bowl (1979). He is married to Linda. He was previously married to Jacqueline Puzder.

Spouse (2)

Jacqueline Puzder (1954 - 7 December 1978) (her death) (2 children)
Linda (? - present)

Trivia (21)

Super Bowl IV MVP.
First-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Joined Dallas Texans in 1962. Team became Kansas City Chiefs in 1963.
All-American quarterback at Purdue. Graduated in 1957.
Name was involved in gambling scandal prior to Super Bowl IV.
Won 4 AFL Passing Titles.
Retired following 1975 season.
Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1987.
Quaterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1957-1959), Cleveland Browns (1960-1961), Dallas Texans (1962) and Kansas City Chiefs (1963-1975).
Kansas City Chiefs All-Time Passing Yards Leader (28,507).
First Kansas City Quarterback to pass for over 400 yards in a game - 435 yards vs. Denver Broncos 11/1/64.
Ranks 42nd on NFL All-Time Passing Attempts List (3,741).
Ranks 39th on NFL All-Time Pass Completions List (2,136).
Ranks 32nd on NFL All-Time Gross Yards Passing List (28,711).
Ranks 15th on NFL All-Time Touchdown Passes List (239).
Tied with Jack Kemp at 30th on NFL All-Time Passes Intercepted List (183).
Ranks 91st on NFL All-Time Times Sacked List (167).
Ranks 74th on NFL All-Time Yards Lost List (1,478).
Ranks 23rd on NFL All-Time Passer Rating List (82.56).
Alumnus of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
KMBC-TV Sports Director and color announcer for the Kansas City Chiefs radio network. [October 2001]

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