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DeadBorn: 9/15/1940 in Logan, Utah, USA
Cause of death: mesothelioma
Full name: Merlin Jay Olsen
Noted For: NFL football player; Los Angeles Rams (1962-76). Was selected to the Pro Bowl for 14 seasons (all but his last one). Inducted into the pro football hall of fame (1982). Pro football TV commentator (1979-89). Actor; "Little House on the Prairie" (Jonathan Garvey, 1977-81), "Father Murphy" (John Murphy, 1981-83). Spokesman for FTD florists.
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.