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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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Known For

Heaven Can Wait
(1978)
Good vs Evil
Good vs Evil Corps Narrator / Himself
(1999)
Banacek
Banacek Joe Fabian
(1972)
The Norseman
The Norseman Thrall
(1978)

Filmography

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 1999 Good vs Evil (TV Series)
Corps Narrator / Himself
- Gee Your Hair Smells Evil (1999) ... 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 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Deacon Jones
- The Deadly Sting (1978) ... Deacon Jones
 1978 The Norseman
Thrall
 1978 Heaven Can Wait
Gorman
 1972 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Deacon Jones
- Felix's First Commerical (1972) ... Deacon Jones
 1972 Banacek (TV Series)
Joe Fabian
- Let's Hear It for a Living Legend (1972) ... Joe Fabian
 1971 The Brady Bunch (TV Series)
Deacon Jones
- The Drummer Boy (1971) ... Deacon Jones (as David 'Deacon' Jones)
 1969 Bewitched (TV Series)
Guard
- 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 »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

David 'Deacon' Jones

Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You take all the offensive linemen [in football] and put them in a burlap bag, and then you take a baseball bat and beat on the bag. You're sacking them, you're bagging them. And that's what you're doing with a quarterback. See more »

Trivia:

Played for the Los Angeles Rams (1961-1971), San Diego Chargers (1972-1973) and Washington Redskins (1974). See more »

Nickname:

Secretary of Defense

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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