Jul. 6th, 1946
Hawthorne, California, USA
Fred Dryer's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1984 - Cannonball Run II
1976 - Gus
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Los Angeles Rams Defensive End
Police Chief Masters
Flagship Pilot #2 (Voiced)
Former College Football standout at San Diego State University where he played Defensive End. Was a first round Draft Pick of the New York Giants in 1969 where he played for 3 seasons before finishing his 13 year career with the Los Angeles Rams.
- Father died of Lupus when Fred was 17.
- Member of the College Football Hall of Fame.
- One of his college football teammates at San Diego State was 'Carl Weathers' (qv).
- Nearly won the role of Sam Malone on _"Cheers" (1982)_ (qv), but lost it to 'Ted Danson' (qv) when the writers decided they'd rather have the owner of the bar be a baseball player instead of a football player.
- Once promised to set his hair on fire in the end zone if he ever scored an NFL touchdown. Fortunately, never did.
- Born on the same day as 'George W. Bush' (qv) and 'Sylvester Stallone' (qv).
- Has one daughter with his ex-wife 'Tracy Vaccaro' (qv).
- Holds the NFL record for most safeties in a single game: 2.
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