Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Joe Namath Biography (1943-)
Full name, Joseph William Namath; born May 31, 1943, in Beaver Falls, PA; sonof John Andrew (a steelworker) and Rose (Juhasz) Namath Szolnoki; married Deborah Lynn "Tatiana" Mays (an actress and director), May 31, 1984; children:Jessica Grace, Olivia. Addresses: Office--Namenco Productions, 300 East 51st St., New York, NY 10022.
- Birth Details
- May 31, 1943
- Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, United States
Credits; Stage Appearances
- Hal Carter, Picnic, Kenley Players of Ohio, summer stock, OH, 1979.
- Joe Hardy, Damn Yankees, Jones Beach Marine Theatre, NY, 1981.
- Lieutenant Maryk, The Caine Mutiny Court Martial, Circle in the Square Theatre, New York City, 1983.
- Joe/Josephine, Sugar, Atlantic City, NJ, 1984.
- Himself, Night of 100 Stars III (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars), Radio City Music Hall, New York City, 1990.
- Dorn, The Sea Gull (also known as The Seagull), New York City, 1997.
Credits; Major Tours
- Abner, Li'l Abner, 1980.
Credits; Film Appearances
- Joe William Reese, Norwood, Paramount, 1970.
- C. C. Ryder, C. C. and Company (also known as C. C. and Co. and Chrome Hearts), Avco-Embassy, 1970.
- Burnside Hollis, The Last Rebel, Columbia, 1971.
- Leroy, Avalanche Express, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979.
- Newt Newton, Chattanooga Choo Choo, April Fools, 1984.
- Captain Joe Namath, Going Under (also known as Dive), Warner Home Video,1990.
Credits; Television Appearances; Series
- Host (with Dick Schaap), The Joe Namath Show, syndicated, 1969.
- Coach Joe Casey, The Waverly Wonders, NBC, 1978.
- Commentator, N.F.L. Monday Night Football (also known as ABC Monday NightFootball and Monday Night Football), ABC, 1985-86.
Credits; Television Appearances; Movies
- Marriage Is Alive and Well, NBC, 1980.
- Also appeared in All-American Pie.
Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
- "Lucy and Joe Namath," Here's Lucy, CBS, 1972.
- Himself, "Mail Order Hero," The Brady Bunch, ABC, 1973.
- "Rent-a-Romeo," The Love Boat, ABC, 1980.
- "Basin Street," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1981.
- "Then There Were Two," The Love Boat, ABC, 1981.
- Bryant, "Quarterback Sneak," The A Team, NBC, 1986.
- True Confessions, syndicated, 1986.
- "The Namath of the Game," Kate and Allie, CBS, 1988.
Credits; First and Ten: The Bulls Mean Business (also known as The Bulls Mean Business, 1st and Ten: The Bulls Mean Business, and 1st & Ten
- The Bulls Mean Business), HBO, 1988.
- Himself, "Earn This One for Ernie," First and Ten: Do It Again (also known as 1st and Ten: Do It Again and 1st & Ten: Do It Again), HBO, 1989.
- Commentator, "Championship Game," First and Ten: In Your Face! (also known as 1st and Ten: In Your Face and 1st & Ten: In Your Face!), HBO, 1990.
- NBC Saturday Sports Showcase, NBC, 1990.
- Himself, Married ... with Children, Fox, 1993.
- Himself, "Amends," The John Larroquette Show, NBC, 1993.
- Voice of himself, "Bart Star," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 1997.
- Appeared as a frequent guest host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC; as a guest host, The Nashville Palace,NBC; also appeared in The Dick Cavett Show, ABC and CBS; and The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour, CBS.
Credits; Television Appearances; Specials
- Bonnie and the Franklins, 1982.
- Whatta Year ... 1986, ABC, 1986.
- Super Night at the Super Bowl (also known as Kraft Salutes Super Night atthe Super Bowl), CBS, 1987.
- Our Kids and the Best of Everything, ABC, 1987.
- Happy Birthday, Hollywood!, ABC, 1987.
- Host, America's Junior Miss, syndicated, 1987.
- Spy Magazine Presents How to Be Famous (also known as Spy TV: How to Be Famous), NBC, 1990.
- Himself, Night of 100 Stars III (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars), NBC, 1990.
- Host, The 11th Annual ACE Awards, 1990.
- Dorf's Family Stump, CBS, 1991.
- Host, King Orange Jamboree Parade, 1993.
- Cohost, King Orange Jamboree Parade, 1994.
- The NFL at 75: An All-Star Celebration (also known as NFL 75th Anniversary Special), ABC, 1995.
- Interviewee, Rebels with a Cause: The Story of the American Football League (documentary), HBO, 1995.
- Interviewee, Fields of Fire: Sports in the '60s (documentary), HBO, 1995.
- Interviewee, The Super Bowl at 30: Big Game America (documentary), TNT, 1996.
- Outback Steakhouse All-Time All-Madden Super Bowl Team, Fox, 1997.
Writings;Memoirs as Joe Willie Namath
- (With Dick Schaap) I Can't Wait Until Tomorrow ... 'Cause I Get Better Looking Each Day, Random House (New York City), 1969.
- My Spartan Life, 1969.
- (With Bob Oates Jr.) A Matter of Style (also known as Namath--A Matter ofStyle), Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1973.
- Football for Young Players and Parents, 1986.
- Sports Illustrated, September 19, 1994, pp. 96-97; October 31, 1994, p. 50; July 14, 1997, pp. 76-84.
- Joe Namath Home Page--SportsLine USA, http://www.sportsline.com/u/fans/celebrity/namath/index.html (web page), February 18, 1998.
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