Art Modell

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Birthday
23, 1925
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 6, 2012 (87)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1925
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 6, 2012 (87)

About

Longtime NFL executive who was the owner of the Cleveland Browns/Baltimore Ravens from 1961 to 2004.

Before Fame

He studied at television school in New York after serving in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Trivia

He witnessed the Baltimore Ravens win Super Bowl XXXV before selling the team in 2004.

Family Life

He had two adopted sons, John and David, with longtime wife Patricia Breslin.

Associated With

His life was honored by Joe Flacco and the entire Baltimore Ravens team during the 2012 NFL season.