Merlin Olsen


Born: 9/15/1940 in Logan, Utah, USA
Died: 3/11/2010
Age: 69
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.