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Fran Tarkenton

Fran Tarkenton was born on February 3, 1940 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Francis Asbury Tarkenton. He is an actor, known for NFL Monday Night Football (1970), That's Incredible! Reunion (1988) and Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Spectacular from Lake Tahoe (1977). He is married to Linda. They have one child. He was previously married to Anna Elaine ... See full bio »

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Known For

NFL Monday Night Football
NFL Monday Night Football Himself - Color Commentator / Himself - Minnesota Vikings Quarterback / Himself - New York Giants Quarterback
That's Incredible!
That's Incredible! Host / Fran Tarkenton (co-host)


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 1984-1985 1st & Ten: The Championship (TV Series)
Play-by-play Announcer / Play-by-play announcer
- You Are Who You Eat (1985) ... Play-by-play Announcer (uncredited)
- Wine Time (1985) ... Play-by-play Announcer
- Uneasy Lies the Head (1985) ... Play-by-play Announcer
- The Sins of the Quarterback (1985) ... Play-by-play Announcer
- Super Bull Sunday (1985) ... Play-by-play Announcer (uncredited)
 1981 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
- Fruits of the Poisonous Tree (1981) ... Sportscaster (voice)
 1970 MASH
Football Player - 325th Evac. (uncredited)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for 1-800-BAR NONE Financial Lender (1999) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Inducted into the Athens [Georgia Athletic] Hall of Fame in 2000 (inaugural class). See more »

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