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Paul 'Tank' Younger (1928–2001)

Paul 'Tank' Younger was born on June 25, 1928 in Grambling, Louisiana, USA as Paul Lawrence Younger. He was an actor, known for Crazylegs (1953), Follies, Crunches and Highlights (1990) and The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (1953). He was married to Lucille. He died on September 15, 2001 in Inglewood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Crazylegs 'Tank' Younger - Los Angelese Rams Running Back


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 1953 Crazylegs
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 1990 Follies, Crunches and Highlights (TV Movie documentary)
 1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Boy and the Coach (1955) ... Himself

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6' 3½" (1.92 m)

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"I don't know if I felt like a trailblazer, but I experienced some of the same things Robinson experienced, but I guess I was willing to do a lot of things to achieve my goal, and my goal was to be a football player in the N.F.L." (on his goal of breaking the NFL's color barrier)


His "Crazylegs" co-star, Deacon Dan Towler, died over a month before Younnger's death in September 2001. See more »

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