Rudy Ruettiger

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Birthday
23, 1948
Birthplace
Joliet, IL
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
23, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Joliet, IL

About

Motivational speaker whose long journey to earn a roster spot on the University of Notre Dame football team inspired the film Rudy.

Before Fame

He had to overcome dyslexia as a child.

Trivia

He recorded a sack on his only play for Notre Dame on November 8, 1975.

Family Life

He married Cheryl Ruettiger in 1975.

Associated With

He was portrayed by Sean Astin in the critically acclaimed film Rudy in 1993.