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Buddy Ryan (I) (1931–2016)

Buddy Ryan was born on February 17, 1931 in Frederick, Oklahoma, USA as James David Ryan. He is known for his work on NFL Monday Night Football (1970), The NFL on NBC (1965) and The NFL on CBS (1956). He was married to Joan Catherine Clark and Doris Dean Ward. He died on June 28, 2016 in Shelbyville, Kentucky, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

NFL Monday Night Football Self - Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator / Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach / Self - Minnesota Vikings Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Line Coach / Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach / Self - Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator
(1976-1995)
The NFL on NBC Self - New York Jets Defensive Line Coach / Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach / Self - Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator / Self - Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator / Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
(1968-1995)
The NFL on CBS Self - Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator / Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach / Defensive Line Coach / Self - Minnesota Vikings Defensive Coordinator / Self - New York Jets Defensive Line Coach / Self - Minnesota Vikings Defensive Line Coach
(1970-1990)
ESPN's Sunday Night Football Self - Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator / Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
(1990-1994)

Filmography

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 2016 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary)
Self
- The '85 Bears (2016) ... Self
 2011-2013 A Football Life (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Houston '93 (2013) ... Self
- Randall Cunningham (2013) ... Self
- Reggie White & Jerome Brown (2011) ... Self
 2011 West Wing Week (TV Series)
Self
- We Go Together (2011) ... Self
 2006 Minister of Defense: The Reggie White Story (Video documentary)
Self
 2004-2005 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Reggie White (2005) ... Self
- Bears' 46 Defense (2004) ... Self
 2004 The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles (Video documentary)
Self
 2004 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Most Outrageous Characters (2004) ... Self
 1976-1995 NFL Monday Night Football (TV Series)
Self - Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator / Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach / Self - Minnesota Vikings Defensive Coordinator / ...
- Dallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals (1995) ... Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
- Houston Oilers vs. Buffalo Bills (1993) ... Self - Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator
- Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles (1990) ... Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
- Minnesota Vikings vs. Philadelphia Eagles (1990) ... Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
- Philadelphia Eagles vs. New Orleans Saints (1989) ... Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
 1994-1995 NFL on FOX (TV Series)
Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
- Arizona Cardinals vs. San Diego Chargers (1995) ... Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
- Arizona Cardinals vs. New York Giants (1995) ... Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
- Arizona Cardinals vs. Houston Oilers (1994) ... Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
- Arizona Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles (1994) ... Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
- Arizona Cardinals vs. Dallas Cowboys (1994) ... Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
 1968-1995 The NFL on NBC (TV Series)
Self - New York Jets Defensive Line Coach / Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach / Self - Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator / ...
- Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals (1995) ... Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
- Kansas City Chiefs vs. Arizona Cardinals (1995) ... Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
- Cincinnati Bengals vs. Arizona Cardinals (1994) ... Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
- AFC Divisional Playoff: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Houston Oilers (1994) ... Self - Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator
- Houston Oilers vs. San Francisco 49ers (1993) ... Self - Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator
 1990-1995 TNT Sunday Night Football (TV Series)
Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach / Self - Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator / Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
- Philadelphia Eagles vs. Arizona Cardinals (1995) ... Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
- Pittsburgh Steelers v. Arizona Cardinals (1994) ... Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
- New York Giants vs. Arizona Cardinals (1994) ... Self - Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
- Houston Oilers vs. New Orleans Saints (1993) ... Self - Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator
- Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants (1990) ... Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
 1994 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #3.15 (1994) ... Self
 1990-1994 ESPN's Sunday Night Football (TV Series)
Self - Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator / Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
- New York Jets vs. Houston Oilers (1994) ... Self - Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator
- Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers (1993) ... Self - Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator
- Philadelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins (1990) ... Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
 1970-1990 The NFL on CBS (TV Series)
Self - Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator / Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach / Self - Minnesota Vikings Defensive Coordinator / ...
- Philadelphia Eagles vs. Phoenix Cardinals (1990) ... Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
- Green Bay Packers vs. Philadelphia Eagles (1990) ... Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
- NFC Wild Card Game: Los Angeles Rams vs. Philadelphia Eagles (1989) ... Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
- Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys (1989) ... Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
- Philadelphia Eagles vs. Phoenix Cardinals (1989) ... Self - Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
 1986 1985 NFC Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator
 1985 1984 NFC Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator
 1978 1977 NFC Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Minnesota Vikings Defensive Coordinator
 1976 1976 NFC Championship Game (TV Special)
Self - Minnesota Vikings Defensive Coordinator
 1969 Super Bowl III (TV Special)
Self - New York Jets Assistant Coach
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