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



Khan! 1975 TV Series
Ironside 1970 TV Series Lt. Holloway
The Undefeated 1969 Blue Boy
Skidoo 1968 A Prison Guard
Gilligan's Island 1966 TV Series Native



The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles 2004 Video documentary Himself
NFL Films Presents 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo 1979 TV Series Himself
The NFL Today 1978 TV Series Himself
Wonder Woman 1978 TV Series Himself
The NFL on NBC 1976 TV Series Himself - Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback
NFL Monday Night Football 1970-1975 TV Series Himself - Los Angeles Rams Quarterback / Himself - Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback
The NFL on CBS 1963-1973 TV Series Himself - Los Angeles Rams Quarterback / Himself - Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback
The Bob Hope Christmas Special 1973 TV Special Himself
Laugh-In 1971-1972 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest Performer
The Virginia Graham Show 1971 TV Series Himself
The Jim Nabors Hour 1970 TV Series Himself
The Joey Bishop Show 1969 TV Series Himself
Perry Mason 1965 TV Series Himself

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The Split 1968 Roman Gabriel - L.A. Rams Quarterback (uncredited)

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