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Dick Butkus

Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Hang Time (1998-2000) | My Two Dads (1987-1989) | Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
NICKNAMEs  
The Robot of Destruction, The Maestro of Mayhem, The Enforcer, The Animal
BORN 
Dec 9, 1942 (age 74)
HEIGHT 
6' 3" (1.90m)

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Past Film & Video (13 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (39 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Hang TimeHang Time (TV Series) Coach Mike Katowinski ( 52 episodes, 1998–2000 )  Less 1998–2000 52
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  • Primary photo for Malibu, CAMalibu, CA (TV Series) Uncle Charlie ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Burke's LawBurke's Law (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for MacGyverMacGyver (TV Series) Earl Dent ( 3 episodes, 1990–1991 )  Less 1990–1991 3
  • Primary photo for My Two DadsMy Two Dads (TV Series) Ed Klawicki ( 27 episodes, 1987–1989 )  Less 1987–1989 27
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  • Primary photo for Crash CourseCrash Course (TV Movie) Ed Konner  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Growing PainsGrowing Pains (TV Series) Robert ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for MatlockMatlock (TV Series) Vic Garrett / The Annihilator ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
    • The Annihilator (Oct 13, 1987) Vic Garrett / The Annihilator  Less
  • Primary photo for The Stepford ChildrenThe Stepford Children (TV Movie) Tom Wilcox  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Time Out for DadTime Out for Dad (TV Movie) Dick Kowalski  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Night CourtNight Court (TV Series) Stanley ( 2 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986 2
  • Primary photo for Blacke's MagicBlacke's Magic (TV Series) Ruston ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Half NelsonHalf Nelson (TV Series) Beau ( 6 episodes, 1985 )  Less 1985 6
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  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Tank Mason ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for The Star GamesThe Star Games (TV Series) Referee ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Ernie Jordan ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Blue ThunderBlue Thunder (TV Series) Richard 'Ski' Butowski ( 11 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984 11
    • The Island (Apr 16, 1984) Richard 'Ski' Butowski  Less
    • The Godchild (Mar 23, 1984) Richard 'Ski' Butowski  Less
    • The Long Flight (Mar 16, 1984) Richard 'Ski' Butowski  Less
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  • Primary photo for Simon & SimonSimon & Simon (TV Series) Joe Blake ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for The Greatest American HeroThe Greatest American Hero (TV Series) Coach Andrews ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Matt HoustonMatt Houston (TV Series) Crusher Kawalski ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Cass MalloyCass Malloy (TV Movie) Officer Alvin Dimsky  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Magnum, P.I.Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) Clarence / Dumbo ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Vega$Vega$ (TV Series) Vinnie Trancas ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
    • Time Bomb (Mar 11, 1981) Vinnie Trancas  Less
  • Primary photo for The Legend of Sleepy HollowThe Legend of Sleepy Hollow (TV Movie) Brom Bones  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Derrick Haskell / Moose Maloney ( 2 episodes, 1978–1980 )  Less 1978–1980 2
  • Primary photo for TaxiTaxi (TV Series) Party Guy ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Wonder WomanWonder Woman (TV Series) Neil ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for SuperdomeSuperdome (TV Movie) Scott Hennerson  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Rich Man, Poor ManRich Man, Poor Man (TV Mini-series) Al Fanducci ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for The Rockford FilesThe Rockford Files (TV Series) Dick Butkus ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for PetrocelliPetrocelli (TV Series) Bill Eberly ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Joe ForresterJoe Forrester (TV Series) Actor ( 2 episodes, 1975 )  Less 1975 2
  • Primary photo for The Six Million Dollar ManThe Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series) Bobby Laport ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for BronkBronk (TV Series) Roman Manescu ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Police StoryPolice Story (TV Series) Selig / Sullivan ( 2 episodes, 1975 )  Less 1975 2
  • Primary photo for A Matter of Wife... and DeathA Matter of Wife... and Death (TV Movie) Heavy  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for McMillan & WifeMcMillan & Wife (TV Series) Coach ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Emergency!Emergency! (TV Series) Dave 'The Animal' ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Brian's SongBrian's Song (TV Movie) Dick Butkus (uncredited)  Less 1971
Self (35 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for A Football LifeA Football Life (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2014–2016 )  Less 2014–2016
  • Primary photo for I Didn't Do ItI Didn't Do It (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Mike and Mike in the MorningMike and Mike in the Morning (TV Series) Himself - Pro Football Hall of Famer ( 2 episodes, 2012–2013 )  Less 2012–2013
  • Primary photo for The Morning Show with Mike & JulietThe Morning Show with Mike & Juliet (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Memorial Stadium: True Illini SpiritMemorial Stadium: True Illini Spirit Himself  Less 2008 $60K
  • Primary photo for Deal or No DealDeal or No Deal (TV Series) Himself - Supporter ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for American Chopper: The SeriesAmerican Chopper: The Series (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Bernie Mac ShowThe Bernie Mac Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Bound for GloryBound for Glory (TV Series) Head Varsity Football Coach  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for ESPN SportsCenturyESPN SportsCentury (TV Series) Himself ( 5 episodes, 2000–2001 )  Less 2000–2001
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  • Primary photo for Inside SchwartzInside Schwartz (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
    • Pilot (Sep 27, 2001) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for WWE Monday Night RAWWWE Monday Night RAW (TV Series) Himself - Audience Member / Himself ( 3 episodes, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for X.F.L.X.F.L. (TV Series) Himself  Less 2001– 
  • Primary photo for Early EditionEarly Edition (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for CoachCoach (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1992–1997 )  Less 1992–1997
  • Primary photo for Chicago SonsChicago Sons (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Charlie GraceCharlie Grace (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Wheel of FortuneWheel of Fortune (TV Series) Himself - Contestant ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Last Boy ScoutThe Last Boy Scout Himself  Less 1991 $29MM $60MM
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope & Friends: Making New MemoriesBob Hope & Friends: Making New Memories (TV Special) Himself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Kate & AllieKate & Allie (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The NFL TodayThe NFL Today (TV Series) Himself - Studio Analyst ( 3 episodes, 1988 )  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The 14th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 14th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Himself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The New Hollywood SquaresThe New Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 2 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for WrestleMania 2WrestleMania 2 (TV Special) Himself  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Rodney Dangerfield: ExposedRodney Dangerfield: Exposed (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for All Star BlitzAll Star Blitz (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode )  Less 1985– 
  • Primary photo for Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Joe NamathDean Martin Celebrity Roast: Joe Namath (TV Special) Himself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Pro Football Player / Himself - Sportscaster ( 2 episodes, 1973–1975 )  Less 1973–1975
    • Episode #15.66 (Dec 1, 1975) Himself - Pro Football Player  Less
    • Episode #12.115 (Feb 9, 1973) Himself - Sportscaster  Less
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for NFL Monday Night FootballNFL Monday Night Football (TV Series) Himself - Chicago Bears Linebacker ( 2 episodes, 1971–1972 )  Less 1971–1972
  • Primary photo for The NFL on NBCThe NFL on NBC (TV Series) Himself - Chicago Bears Linebacker ( 2 episodes, 1970–1971 )  Less 1970–1971
  • Primary photo for The NFL on CBSThe NFL on CBS (TV Series) Himself - Chicago Bears Linebacker ( 2 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for 1964 Rose Bowl1964 Rose Bowl (TV Movie) Himself - Illinois Fighting Illini Linebacker  Less 1964
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for 30 for 3030 for 30 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Rob Cargil ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
    • Gus (Sep 18, 1977) Rob Cargil (archive footage)  Less

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