Before acting, Fred Dryer played football for 14 years. In college, Dryer played for the Aztecs of San Diego State University. Dryer started his professional career on the football field when he was first drafted by the New York Giants (1969) and later by the Los Angeles Rams…more
While starring in Hunter, Fred appeared in 1 of NBC's The More You Know public service announcements. His topic was substance abuse.
Fred's wife, Tracy Vaccaro, was a former Playboy Playmate.
Fred owns his own film company, Fred Dryer Productions.
Fred auditioned for the part of Sam Malone on "Cheers." He later appeared in three episodes of the show.
Fred Dryer is the only player in NFL history to score two safeties in one game.