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Joe Greene

Biography

Dominant NFL defensive deal with who was referred to as Mean Joe Greene within the gridiron. He earned four Super Dish Championships using the Pittsburgh Steelers, with whom he spent his whole 13-year profession. He played university soccer at North Tx and was chosen 4th overall within the 1969 NFL Draft from the Steelers. He was chosen to 10 Pro Bowls during his NFL profession and was inducted in to the Pro Soccer Hall of Popularity in 1987. He obtained widespread fame from the field for his part in the popular 1979 “Hey Child, Capture!” Coca-Cola industrial. He wedded Agnes Art in 1969 plus they got two sons, Main and Delon, along with a girl, JoQuel. He became a member of LC Greenwood, Ernie Holmes, and Dwight White colored on the dominating Steelers defensive range that became referred to as the Steel Drape.

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Full Name Joe Greene
Date Of Birth September 24, 1946
Place Of Birth Elgin, TX
Height 1.93 m
Weight 125 kg
Profession Football Player
Education University of North Texas
Nationality American
Spouse Agnes Craft
Parents Cleo Thomas
Awards Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award, Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, NFL Honors - AP Defensive Rookie of the Year
Movies The Black Six
Star Sign Libra

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#Fact
1In the famous 1979 Coca-Cola commercial in which Greene appeared, the child playing opposite him was 9-year-old Tommy Okon. Greene later admitted that three days were required to do the commercial because, after downing the entire bottle, Greene kept belching following the words "Hey kid" (after which he threw young Okon his jersey). In all, he drank 24 bottles for the takes during the three-day shoot.
2Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1984.
3Played for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1969-1981).
4Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1987.
56'4", 260 lb. Defensive Tackle for the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers.
6Defensive tackle on North Texas State University's (later University of North Texas) football team, 1966-1968.
7Born at 5:00am-CDT.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lady Cocoa1975Big Joe (as 'Mean' Joe Greene)
The Black 61973Kevin Washington
Horror High1973Coach's Buddy / Policeman

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Coked Up!2016Documentary post-productionHimself
A Football Life2014-2016TV SeriesHimself
America's Game: The Superbowl Champions2007TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Super Bowl XXIX1995TV MovieHimself
SCTV Network1982TV SeriesHimself
The Steeler and the Pittsburgh Kid1981TV MovieHimself
...All the Marbles1981Himself - Football Player
Fighting Back: The Story of Rocky Bleier1980TV MovieHimself
Smokey and the Bandit II1980Himself (as 'Mean Joe' Greene)
Good Morning America1980TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XIV1980TV MovieHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Left Defensive Tackle
1979 AFC Championship Game1980TV SpecialHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Tackle
Super Bowl XIII1979TV MovieHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Left Defensive Tackle
1978 AFC Championship Game1979TV SpecialHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Tackle
The NFL on NBC1971-1978TV SeriesHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Tackle
NFL Monday Night Football1970-1978TV SeriesHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Tackle
1976 AFC Championship Game1976TV MovieHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Tackle
Super Bowl X1976TV SpecialHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Left Defensive Tackle
1975 AFC Championship Game1976TV SpecialHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Tackle
Super Bowl IX1975TV SpecialHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Left Defensive Tackle
1974 AFC Championship Game1974TV SpecialHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Tackle
The Winners1973TV Series documentary
1972 AFC Championship Game1972TV SpecialHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Tackle
1971 NFL Pro Bowl1971TV SpecialHimself - AFC Defensive Tackle
The NFL on CBS1969TV SeriesHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Tackle

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Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2016TV SeriesHimself
A Football Life2015TV SeriesHimself
World's Funniest & Cleverest Commercials2004VideoHimself

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