Don Meredith - Rotten Tomatoes

Don Meredith

Highest Rated:   40% Three Days of Rain (2005)
Lowest Rated:   40% Three Days of Rain (2005)
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Starred in basketball, as well as football, at Mount Vernon High School in Texas. Was recruited by Bear Bryant for Texas A&M. Playing for SMU, was selected for the All-America team in 1958 and 1959. Was selected by the Chicago Bears in the third round of the 1960 draft, then traded to the Dallas Cowboys. Made the Pro Bowl in 1966, 1967 and 1968, and was NFL Player of the Year in 1966. Retired in his prime in 1969. Became an analyst for ABC's Monday Night Football in 1970. Left to join NBC from 1974 to '76, then returned to ABC. Was known for his banter with co-analyst Howard Cosell, and for singing "Turn Out the Lights, the Party's Over" when he thought the outcome of the game had been determined. Was selected for the College Football Hall of Fame in 1982. Worked as an actor in many TV shows (including Police Story), and was also an ad pitchman (Lipton Tea). Retired from broadcasting in 1984. Starred in a 1985 stage production of The Odd Couple, with MNF's Frank Gifford.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet NFL Films Classics: Big Game America
  • Actor
2008
40% Three Days of Rain
  • John
2005
No Score Yet Terror Among Us
  • Sergeant Tom Stockwell
1981
No Score Yet The Night the City Screamed
  • Actor
1980
No Score Yet Express to Terror
  • Actor
1979
No Score Yet Banjo Hackett
  • Banjo Hackett
1976
No Score Yet Sky Hei$t
  • Actor
1975
No Score Yet Terror on the 40th Floor
  • Kelly Freeman
1974

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