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Remembering Alex Karras

Alex passed away on Wednesday (10/10). He was 77 years old.

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    Alex Karras was a fearsome football player for the Detroit Lions and after he left the game, became an actor. He starred in Webster as well as being in several movies. His most memorable role was as "Mongo" in Mel Brook's Blazing Saddles.
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    “Mongo only pawn in game of life.”
    Photo: Everett Collection
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    Photo: Everett Collection
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    Photo: Getty Images
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    Photo: Everett Collection