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Johnny Unitas (1933–2002)

Johnny Unitas played his collegiate career at the University of Louisville (1951-54), passing for 3,007 yards and 27 touchdowns. Unitas, who were number 19 as a professional, had his No. 16 collegiate uniform retired at Louisville, the lone number retired by the Cardinals. Known as "The Golden Arm", Unitas had anything but a golden introduction to ... See full bio »

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 1999 Any Given Sunday
Opposing Coach - Game 5
 1999 Runaway Bride
Man on Bench (uncredited)
 1976 Gus
Johnny Unitas
 1970 MASH
Football Player - 325th Evac. (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Print advertisement for Heinz foods (1960)

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning had four pairs of high-top black shoes made, which he planned to wear in the Colts 15 September 2002 game as a tribute to Unitas. But the NFL threatened to slap Manning with a $25,000 fine if he wore the shoes. Further, it declared that only the Baltimore Ravens would have the sole right to honor Unitas with a patch or armband on their uniforms that Sunday. See more »

Trademark:

Crewcut hair. High-top black shoes

Nickname:

Johnny U

Star Sign:

Taurus

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