Merlin Olsen

Highest Rated: 29% The Undefeated (1969)
Lowest Rated: 0% Something Big (1971)
Birthday: Sep 15, 1940
Birthplace: Not Available
Prior to his career as an actor, many knew Merlin Olsen as a professional football player with the Los Angeles Rams in the 1960s and '70s. After retiring from the NFL in 1976, Olsen embarked on a successful career as an actor and on-air personality, joining the cast of the popular series Little House on the Prairie and Father Murphy. He would also act as pitchman for FTD and El Paseo Bank, in addition to hosting numerous Children's Miracle Network telethons. Olsen passed away in March 2010 at the age of 69.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Fly Fishing - The World Actor 2007
No Score Yet Juggler of Notre Dame Actor 1984
No Score Yet A Fire in the Sky Stan Webster 1978
No Score Yet Mitchell Benton 1975
No Score Yet One More Train To Rob Eli Jones 1971
0% Something Big Sgt. Fitzsimmons 1971
29% The Undefeated Big George 1969

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie
1974-1984
Garvey Jonathan Garvey
  • 1983
  • 1982
  • 1981
  • 1980
  • 1979
  • 1978
  • 1977
  • 1975
  • 1974
No Score Yet Kung Fu
1972-1975
Perlee
  • 1973

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