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Jim Brown

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17, 1936
St. Simons, GA
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17, 1936 (age 85)
St. Simons, GA


NFL Hall of Fame running back who starred for the Cleveland Browns from 1957 to 1965. He was a 9-time Pro Bowl selection and led the NFL in rushing 8 times.

Before Fame

He was an All-American in lacrosse during his time at Syracuse University.


He acted in a number of films after retirement, including 1988's I'm Gonna Git You Sucka and 1999's Any Given Sunday.

Family Life

He had twins, Kevin and Kim, and another son with his first wife, Sue Brown. He married his second wife, Monique Brown, in 1997.

Associated With

He led the Cleveland Browns to the NFL Championship in 1964, which would stand as the city's last major sports championship until LeBron James led the Cavaliers to the 2016 NBA title.