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Karl Sweetan (1942–2000)

Karl Sweetan was born on October 2, 1942 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Karl Robert Sweetan. He was an actor, known for Paper Lion (1968) and The NFL on CBS (1956). He died on July 2, 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. See full bio »


(age 57) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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Paper Lion
Paper Lion Karl Sweetan
The NFL on CBS
The NFL on CBS Himself - Detroit Lions Quarterback / Himself - Los Angeles Rams Quarterback


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 1968 Paper Lion
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 1967-1970 The NFL on CBS (TV Series)
Himself - Los Angeles Rams Quarterback / Himself - Detroit Lions Quarterback
- Los Angeles Rams vs. Green Bay Packers (1970) ... Himself - Los Angeles Rams Quarterback
- Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams (1969) ... Himself - Los Angeles Rams Quarterback
- Detroit Lions vs. San Francisco 49ers (1967) ... Himself - Detroit Lions Quarterback
- Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions (1967) ... Himself - Detroit Lions Quarterback

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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Played quarterback for the National Football League's Detroit Lions (1966-1967) and Los Angeles Rams (1969-1970), and for the American Football League's New Orleans Saints (1968).

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