John Matuszak In The Movies


John Matuszak was a longtime NFL defensive end, most famously playing for the 1970s Oakland Raiders teams. Matuszak also spent time on the rosters of the Houston Oilers and Kansas City Chiefs. He retired from the game at the age of 31 and immediately began his second career as an actor. He would pass away from heart failure at the early age of 38 in 1989, there is a great deal of speculation that steroid use played a role in his death. Here is a look at the film credits of John Matuszak.

1979 – North Dallas Forty
1981 – Caveman
1982 – M*A*S*H (1 episode)
1982 – Trapper John, M.D. (1 episode)
1983 – Just Men! (1 episode)
1984 – Silver Spoons (1 episode)
1984 – The Ice Pirates
1984 – The Dukes of Hazzard (1 episode)
1984-1990 – 1st & Ten (unknown amount of episodes)
1985 – Tall Tales and Legends ( 1 episode)
1985 – The Fall Guy (1 episode)
1985 – The Goonies
1985 – Command 5 (TV Movie)
1985 – Stir Crazy (1 episode)
1985 – Hollywood Beat (unknown amount of episodes)
1986 – Charlie Barnett’s Terms of Enrollment
1986 – Hunter (1 episode)
1986 – One Crazy Summer
1986 – The A-Team (1 episode)
1986 – Amen (1 episode)
1987 – Miami Vice (1 episode)
1987 – P.K. and the Kid
1987-1988 – The New Hollywood Squares (2 episodes)
1987 – The Charmings (1 episode)
1988 – The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (TV Movie)
1988 – Aaron’s Way (2 episodes)
1989 – The Princess and the Dwarf
1989 – One Man Force
1989 – Ghost Writer (TV Movie)
1989 – Perfect Strangers (1 episode)
1989 – Superboy (1 episode)
1990 – Down the Drain

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