Roosevelt Grier

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5/27/1932 , Cuthbert, Georgia

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Biography:

Roosevelt 'Rosey' Grier was a former professional football player who became an actor and singer after his sports career ended. He appeared and guested on many television shows, from sitcoms to talk-variety programs. In his later years he became a Christian minister. One of his most memorable roles was in the schlocky "B" movie "The Thing With Two Heads". He had a recurring role on the 1975 television series Movin' On and hosted his own talk-variety show for the 1969-1970 season titled The Rosey Grier Show.