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George Blanda (1927–2010)

George Blanda was born on September 17, 1927 in Youngwood, Pennsylvania, USA as George Frederick Blanda. He is known for his work on AFL on ABC (1960), NFL Monday Night Football (1970) and The NFL on NBC (1965). He was married to Betty Harris. He died on September 27, 2010 in Alameda, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

AFL on ABC Self - Houston Oilers Kicker / Quarterback
(1960-1964)
NFL Monday Night Football Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker / Quarterback / Kicker / Self - Oakland Raiders Quarterback
(1970-1975)
The NFL on NBC Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker / Quarterback / Self - Houston Oilers Kicker / Kicker / Self - Oakland Raiders Quarterback / Self - Houston Oilers Quarterback / Self - Houston Oilers Punter
(1965-1975)
The NFL on CBS Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker / Self - Chicago Bears Kicker / Self - Chicago Bears Quarterback / Slf - Chicago Bears Kicker
(1956-1973)

Filmography

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 2004-2005 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Best Owners (2005) ... Self
- Best 40-Something Performances (2004) ... Self
- Greatest Coaches (2004) ... Self
 2002 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Paul 'Bear' Bryant (2002) ... Self
 1979 Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Joe Namath (TV Special)
Self
 1976 1975 AFC Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
 1965-1975 The NFL on NBC (TV Series)
Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker / Quarterback / Self - Houston Oilers Kicker / ...
- AFC Divisional Playoff: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Oakland Raiders (1975) ... Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
- Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders (1975) ... Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
- Oakland Raiders vs. Washington Redskins (1975) ... Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
- Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos (1975) ... Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
- Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs (1975) ... Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
 1970-1975 NFL Monday Night Football (TV Series)
Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker / Quarterback / Self - Oakland Raiders Quarterback / ...
- Denver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders (1975) ... Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
- Oakland Raiders vs. Miami Dolphins (1975) ... Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
- Dallas Cowboys vs. Oakland Raiders (1974) ... Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
- Oakland Raiders vs. Buffalo Bills (1974) ... Self - Oakland Raiders Quarterback / Kicker
- Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos (1973) ... Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
 1974 1974 AFC Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
 1973 1973 AFC Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
 1956-1973 The NFL on CBS (TV Series)
Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker / Slf - Chicago Bears Kicker / Self - Chicago Bears Kicker / ...
- New York Giants vs. Oakland Raiders (1973) ... Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
- Los Angeles Rams vs. Oakland Raiders (1972) ... Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
- Philadelphia Eagles vs. Oakland Raiders (1971) ... Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
- San Francisco 49ers vs. Oakland Raiders (1970) ... Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
- Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions (1958) ... Slf - Chicago Bears Kicker
 1972 The Bob Braun Show (TV Series)
Self - Retired NFL Player
- Episode dated 10 November 1972 (1972) ... Self - Retired NFL Player
 1972 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Self - Pro Football Player
- Episode #11.213 (1972) ... Self - Pro Football Player
 1971-1972 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Self / Self - football player
- Special show on how to look good (1971) ... Self - football player
 1971 1970 AFC Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker / Quarterback
 1970 1969 AFL Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
 1968 1968 AFL Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
 1968 AFL-NFL World Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker-Quarterback
 1967 1967 AFL Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Oakland Raiders Kicker
 1960-1964 AFL on ABC (TV Series)
Self - Houston Oilers Kicker / Quarterback
- Kansas City Chiefs vs. Houston Oilers (1964) ... Self - Houston Oilers Kicker / Quarterback
- Houston Oilers vs. Boston Patriots (1964) ... Self - Houston Oilers Kicker / Quarterback
- Houston Oilers vs. Buffalo Bills (1964) ... Self - Houston Oilers Kicker / Quarterback
- San Diego Chargers vs. Houston Oilers (1964) ... Self - Houston Oilers Kicker / Quarterback
- Houston Oilers vs. New York Jets (1964) ... Self - Houston Oilers Kicker / Quarterback
 1962 1962 AFL Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Houston Oilers Quarterback / Kicker
 1961 1961 AFL Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Houston Oilers Quarterback / Kicker
 1961 1960 AFL Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Houston Oilers Quarterback
 1956 1956 NFL Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Chicago Bears Quarterback
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Personal Details

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Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)

Spouse:

Betty Harris  (his death)  (2 children)
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Trivia:

When he retired following the 1975 season, he held the record for scoring the most combined AFL/NFL points in history at 2,002. At the beginning of the 2017 season, he ranked 7th. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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