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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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 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
 1972 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Deacon Jones
- Felix's First Commerical (1972) ... Deacon Jones
 1971 The Brady Bunch (TV Series)
Deacon Jones
- The Drummer Boy (1971) ... Deacon Jones (as David 'Deacon' Jones)
 1969 Bewitched (TV Series)
- Sam and the Beanstalk (1969) ... Guard (as David 'Deacon' Jones)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercials: Lite Beer from Miller (late 70s-mid 80s) See more »

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2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

David 'Deacon' Jones


6' 5" (1.96 m)

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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 »


Shares a birthday with fellow Pro Football Hall of Fame member and Miller Lite pitchman Dick Butkus. See more »


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