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Roman Gabriel


Became the initial Asian-American to start out at quarterback in the NFL. He’s widely considered one of the better quarterbacks from the past due 1960s and early 1970s. He was a two-time ACC Participant of the entire year while playing on the College or university of NEW YORK. He was called the NFL MVP in 1969 while playing for the LA Rams. He was wedded to Suzanne Horton from 1960 to 1971, Tedra Bidwell from 1972 to 1980 and Lisa Katolin from 1980 to 2005. He’d be the just Rams player called NFL MVP until 1999, when Kurt Warner was presented with the honor after a break-out period.

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Full Name Roman Gabriel
Date Of Birth August 5, 1940
Place Of Birth Wilmington, NC
Height 1.96 m
Weight 99.8 kg
Profession Football Player
Education North Carolina State University, New Hanover High School
Nationality American
Spouse Lisa Katolin, Tedra Bidwell, Suzanne Horton
Children Amber Noel Gabriel, Brandon Gabriel, Ram Allen Gabriel, Rory Jay Gabriel, Roman III Gabriel
Parents Roman Gabriel, Sr., Suzanne Gabriel
Awards AP Most Valuable Player
Nominations Heisman Trophy
Movies The Undefeated, Skidoo
Star Sign Leo

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1Wilmington, North Carolina [June 2009]
2Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1989.
3Quarterback on the football team of North Carolina State University, 1959-1961.
4Became close friend of Rock Hudson while filming The Undefeated (1969).
5First Filippino-American to make a name for himself as a top player in the National Football League.
6In the 1973 season, led the NFL in passes completed (270), passing attempts (460), passing yards (3219), and touchdown passes (23).
7Ranks 78th on NFL All-Time Passer Rating List (74.29).
8Developing a project with actor/producer Anthony Begonia.
9Ranks 71st on NFL All-Time Yards Lost List (1,494).
10Ranks 54th on NFL All-Time Times Sacked List (239).
11Tied with Brian Sipe at 48th on NFL All-Time Passes Intercepted List (149).
12Ranks 26th on NFL All-Time Touchdown Passes List (201).
13Ranks 30th on NFL All-Time Gross Yards Passing List (29,444).
14Ranks 29th on NFL All-Time Pass Completions List (2,366).
15Ranks 22nd on NFL All-Time Pass Attempts List (4,498).
16Completed 2,366 of 4,498 passes (52.6%) for 29,444 yards and 201 touchdowns (74.3 rating). Also had 358 rushing attempts for 1,304 yards (3.6 yard average) and 30 touchdowns.
17Former NFL Quarterback with the Los Angeles Rams (1962-1972) and Philadelphia Eagles (1973-1977).



Khan!1975TV Series
Ironside1970TV SeriesLt. Holloway
The Undefeated1969Blue Boy
Skidoo1968A Prison Guard
Gilligan's Island1966TV SeriesNative



The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles2004Video documentaryHimself
NFL Films Presents2002TV Series documentaryHimself
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo1979TV SeriesHimself
The NFL Today1978TV SeriesHimself
Wonder Woman1978TV SeriesHimself
The NFL on NBC1976TV SeriesHimself - Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback
NFL Monday Night Football1970-1975TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Rams Quarterback / Himself - Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback
The NFL on CBS1963-1973TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Rams Quarterback / Himself - Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback
The Bob Hope Christmas Special1973TV SpecialHimself
Laugh-In1971-1972TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Performer
The Virginia Graham Show1971TV SeriesHimself
The Jim Nabors Hour1970TV SeriesHimself
The Joey Bishop Show1969TV SeriesHimself
Perry Mason1965TV SeriesHimself

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The Split1968Roman Gabriel - L.A. Rams Quarterback (uncredited)

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