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Deacon Jones (I) (1938–2013)

Defensive left end for the L.A. Rams. Member of the "Fearsome Foursome" [Jones, Lamar Lundy, Merlin Olsen and Roosevelt Grier]. Specialized in 'sacking' the quarterback. Has been given credit for originating that term. Inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame. Has guest-starred on several TV series during the 1970s. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1999 Good vs Evil (TV Series)
Corps Narrator / Himself
- Orange Volvo (1999) ... Corps Narrator / Himself
 1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Football Player
- Win One for the Gipper??? (1983) ... Football Player
 1978 The Norseman
Thrall
 1971 The Brady Bunch (TV Series)
Deacon Jones
- The Drummer Boy (1971) ... Deacon Jones (as David 'Deacon' Jones)
 1969 Bewitched (TV Series)
Guard
- Sam and the Beanstalk (1969) ... Guard (as David 'Deacon' Jones)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Print advertisement for Cycolac plastic (1969) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Fearsome Foursome | David 'Deacon' Jones

Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Unlike many black people then [in the segregated South of the 1950s] I was determined not to be what society said I was. Thank God I had the ability to play a violent game like football. It gave me an outlet for the anger in my heart. See more »

Trivia:

Inducted into the South Carolina State University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1983. See more »

Nickname:

Secretary of Defense

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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