Merlin Olsen

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Merlin Olsen
  • Birth Name: Merlin Jay Olsen
  • Birth Place: Logan, UT
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/15/1940, Virgo
  • Date of Death: 03/11/2010
  • Profession: Football player; actor
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VIDEO: Fathers and Sons

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Fathers and Sons
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Length: 21:37
Aired: 1/1/2003

A friend of Martin's wife visits the Cranes. He instantly bonds with Frasier and Niles as they share uncanny similarities -- to Martin's concern. watch

VIDEO: Going Home

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Going Home
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Length: 18:27:06
Aired: 3/31/1976

Feeling pleased and hopeful about the success of his current crop, Charles and his family must confront serious devastation when it is completely destroyed by a tornado. Never one to get discouraged and throw in the towel after facing adversity, Charles stuns his wife and children with his reaction to this loss, and he makes a life-changing decision without consulting them first. watch

VIDEO: Soldier's Return

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Soldier's Return
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Length: 17:13:25
Aired: 3/24/1976

Mrs. Whipple is beside herself with excitement when her only son returns home. After fighting in the Civil War, Granville does his best to re-adjust to the outside world, but with so much emotional trauma to deal with, he tries to avoid it, which affects more than just himself. watch

Videos

Little House On The Prairie: Season 7
Little House On The Prairie: Season 9
The Undefeated
Little House on the Prairie Season 2

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Credits

Year Title Description
1991 Fantastic Facts TV Show Series, Host
1988 Aaron's Way TV Show Series, Actor - Aaron Miller
1986 Fathers and Sons TV Show Series, Actor - Buddy Landau
1981 Father Murphy TV Show Series, Actor - John Michael Murphy
1975 Mitchell Movie, Actor - Benton

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Football Hall of Famer and Actor Merlin Olsen Dies at 69

Merlin Olsen, the Hall of Fame football star-turned-actor and commentator, has died. He was 69.

Olsen died Thursday of mesothelioma at City of Hope hospital outside of Los Angeles, Utah State University, his alma mater, said.

A three-time academic All-American at Utah State, Olsen signed with the Los Angeles Rams after college in 1962, where he became a star defensive tackle. In 1963, he was joined on the line by Deacon Jones, Rosey Grier and Lamar Lundy to form ...
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