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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 7 March 1950Fort Dix, New Jersey, USA
Birth NameFranco Dok Harris
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Franco Harris was born on March 7, 1950 in Fort Dix, New Jersey, USA as Franco Dok Harris. He is an actor, known for NFL Monday Night Football (1970), Super Bowl XIV (1980) and The Steeler and the Pittsburgh Kid (1981).

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Pittsburgh Steelers All-Time Leader in Rushing Yards (11,950).
Running Back for Pittsburgh Steelers (1972-1983) and Seattle Seahawks (1984).
Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1990.
Ranks 8th on NFL All-Time Rushing Attempts List (2,949).
Ranks 10th on NFL All-Time Rushing Yardage List (12,120).
Ranks 8th on NFL All-Time Rushing Touchdowns List (91).
He was inducted into the 2011 New Jersey Hall of Fame for his services and contributions to Sports. He was the first African American player to be awarded a Super Bowl MVP (Most Valuable Player). He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Seattle Seahawks.
Has one son, Franco Dokmanovich Harris Jr.(born 1979) with longtime girlfriend Dana Dokmanovich. In 2009, "Dok" ran for Mayor of Pittsburgh but finished in second place with 25% of the vote.
Currently owns a bakery and sausage factory in the Pittsburgh area.

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