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Gale Sayers (1943–2020)

Gale Sayers was born on May 30, 1943 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Gale Eugene Sayers. He was an actor and writer, known for Brian's Song (1971), Brian's Song (2001) and Reggie's Prayer (1996). He was married to Ardythe Elaine Bullard and Linda Lou McNeil. He died on September 23, 2020 in Wakarusa, Indiana, USA. See full bio »

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Brian's Song Writer
Brian's Song Writer
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Professional football player with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | See more »


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When I'm carrying the ball, there isn't any play going through my mind. When I come to a tackler I don't think, "Now fake one way and cut the other." My feet just go. I don't think about it at all. I just do it, and I don't really know how. Where my feet go, I go. See more »


Survived by his wife Ardythe; a daughter Gale Lynne and two sons Timothy and Scott, from his first marriage; three stepsons--Guy, Gaylon and Gary; two brothers, Roger and Ron; and two grandchildren. See more »


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