- First round draft pick of the Detroit Lions in 1958.
- Suspended for one year by the NFL in 1963 for betting on football games.
- Replaced Don Meredith as the color commentator on Monday Night Football in 1974.
- Breakout film role came as Mongo in Blazing Saddles (1974).
- Met second wife Susan Clark when they made the TV movie Babe together in 1975.
- Alex Karras Jr. — Son
- Peter Karras — Son
- Emmeline Karras — Mother
- Susan Clark — Wife
- Katherine — Daughter
- Nan Reisen — Sister
- George Karras — Son
- Joan Jurgensen — Ex-wife
- Carolyn — Daughter
- Renald Karras — Son
- Louis Karras — Brother
- Ted Karras — Brother
- Paul Karras — Brother
- George Karras — Father
- University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States (1958)
- Birth Name: Alexander George Karras
- Birth Place: Gary, Indiana, United States
- Died: October 10, 2012
- Profession: Football player, Actor
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