69 (passed away Mar. 11th, 2010)
Sep. 15th, 1940
Logan, Utah, USA
Merlin Olsen's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1975 - Mitchell
1969 - The Undefeated
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Los Angeles Rams Defensive Tackle
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- Brother of 'Phil Olsen (I)' (qv); the brothers played together with the Rams from 1971-1974.
- Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1980.
- Along with biological brother Phil, member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Both have been inducted into the Order of Constantine, the Fraternity's highest honor; they are also both Significant Sigs.
- Was original member of the Los Angeles Rams "Fearsome Foursome"
- Does the voice-over for FTD commercials, as well as commercials for syndicated airings of "The X-Files."
- Played defensive tackle for Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League, 1962-1976.
- High school debate partner was astrophysicist Kip Thorne.
- Graduated Utah State University in 1962.
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