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John Matuszak

Player of American Football
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Born Oct 25, 1950

John Daniel "Tooz" Matuszak was an American football defensive lineman in the National Football League who later became an actor. He was the first draft pick of 1973 and played most of his career with the Oakland Raiders until he retired after winning his second Super Bowl in 1981. Matuszak participated in the 1978 World's Strongest Man competition, where he placed ninth. As an actor, he played the deformed Sloth in the 1985 movie The Goonies and Tonda in Caveman.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1950 Birth Born on October 25, 1950.

TWENTIES

1973 22 Years Old He was the first draft pick of 1973 and played most of his career with the Oakland Raiders until he retired after winning his second Super Bowl in 1981. … Read More
1975 24 Years Old …  The Oilers, displeased that he tried joining the WFL, traded him to the Kansas City Chiefs, where he played until 1975.
1976 25 Years Old Then he found himself with the Raiders in 1976 after being released in pre-season by the Washington Redskins.
1979 28 Years Old …  His first major role was in the 1979 movie North Dallas Forty as a football player. … Read More

THIRTIES

1982 31 Years Old He helped the Raiders win two Super Bowls (XI and XV) before retiring following spending the entire 1982 season on injured reserve.
1985 34 Years Old As an actor, he played the deformed Sloth in the 1985 movie The Goonies and Tonda in Caveman.
1987 36 Years Old His biography, Cruisin' with the Tooz, written with Steve Delsohn was published in 1987.
1989 39 Years Old Died on June 17, 1989.
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