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Merlin Olsen



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.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
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
17% The Undefeated
  • Big George
1969

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie
1974-1984
  • Garvey Jonathan Garvey

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