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Merlin Olsen Obituary

Thursday, March 11th, 2010


Merlin Olsen dies at 69; Hall of Fame football star later became actor



Olsen was one-quarter of the Los Angeles Rams’ Fearsome Foursome as well as a familiar face from ‘Little House on the Prairie.’ He also served for 15 seasons as football analyst for NBC and CBS.


By Keith Thursby
Los Angeles Times
March 11, 2010


Merlin Olsen, a Hall of Fame defensive lineman with the Los Angeles Rams who was a charter member of the team’s famed Fearsome Foursome, then made a remarkably smooth transition into careers in broadcasting and acting, has died. He was 69.


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