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Alex Karras (Alexander George Karras) was born on 15 July, 1935 in Gary, Indiana, USA, is an Actor, Producer, Soundtrack. Discover Alex Karras's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Alex Karras networth?

Popular As Alexander George Karras
Occupation actor,producer,soundtrack
Age 77 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born 15 July 1935
Birthday 15 July
Birthplace Gary, Indiana, USA
Date of death 10 October, 2012
Died Place Los Angeles, California, USA
Nationality USA

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Alex Karras Height, Weight & Measurements

At 77 years old, Alex Karras height is 6' (1.83 m) .

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Height 6' (1.83 m)
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Who Is Alex Karras's Wife?

His wife is Susan Clark (21 May 1980 - 10 October 2012) ( his death) ( 1 child), Ivalyn Joan Jurgensen (5 April 1958 - 18 May 1975) ( divorced) ( 5 children)

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Wife Susan Clark (21 May 1980 - 10 October 2012) ( his death) ( 1 child), Ivalyn Joan Jurgensen (5 April 1958 - 18 May 1975) ( divorced) ( 5 children)
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Alex Karras Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Alex Karras worth at the age of 77 years old? Alex Karras’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from USA. We have estimated Alex Karras's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Actor

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It was announced on Tuesday, October 9th, 2012, that Alex only had days to live after suffering kidney failure. He was also suffering from dementia from repeated head injuries. He died the following day, Wednesday, October 10th, 2012.


After his final guest-starring role on The Tom Show (1997), he retired from acting at age 62.


Named to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1991.


In conjunction with the 100 years of Hawkeye football celebration in 1989, Iowa Hawkeye fans selected an all-time team. The squad features 11 players on offense and defense, two kickers and 15 special mention players who received strong fan support. Karras was voted to the team as a defensive lineman.


Best remembered by the public (as an actor) for his starring role as George Papadapolis on Webster (1983).


Inducted into the Indiana Football Hall of Fame in 1976.


He and his second wife Susan Clark were both the executive producers of Georgian Bay Entertainment from 1975 to 1989.


He was an actor and producer, known for Blazing Saddles (1974), Victor Victoria (1982) and Porky's (1981). He was married to Susan Clark and Ivalyn Joan Jurgensen.


During National Football League career he was among the closest Detroit Lions defensive blockers that tried to block New Orleans Saints place-kicker, Tom Dempsey's 63-yard record-setting and game winning field goal, as time expired from the New Orleans Saints 37 yard line on November 8, 1970. Final score: New Orleans Saints 19 and Detroit Lions 17.


Karras made his film debut in Paper Lion (1968), playing himself as a member of the Detroit Lions.


He wrestled late professional wrestler, Dick the Bruiser (Dick Afflis), in 1963, between his 1961-1962 and 1962-1963 seasons as a Detroit Lion.


Defensive tackle for the NFL's Detroit Lions, 1958-1971.


Outland Trophy, 1957 (Honoring the outstanding interior lineman, selected by the Football Writers Association of America)


Played on the Hawkeyes' 1956 Rose Bowl championship team


Graduated from Emerson High School in Gary, Indiana, in 1953.


Alex Karras was born on July 15, 1935 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Alexander George Karras.