alex karras

Current Athletes With “Crossover Appeal”
Earlier today, former NFL player Alex Karras passed away at the age of 77 from kidney failure and complications from cancer. He was one of the original "crossover stars" in the Sports and Entertainment worlds, becoming a successful full-time actor after his playing career for the D…
Alex Karras, Former NFL Player, Dead At 77
In a day where it has become common-place for athletes to crossover between the Sports and Entertainment worlds, one of the true original crossover talents has left us. Alex Karras, a former NFL player who eventually gained popularity as an actor, has passed away at the age of 77.