*(Hollywood) – Actor, celebrity, athlete Rosey Grier, appeared on ActorsE Chat with host Ron Brewington.
Grier talked about his early days in Cuthbert, GA, where he came from a family of 15 brothers and sisters and rose to stardom in the professional football league.
He also discussed his thoughts about salaries of athletes today as compared to what it was when he played with the New York Giants (7 years) and the Los Angeles Rams (4 years) where he, Merlin Olsen, Lamar Lundy and Deacon Jones ruled the gridiron as “The Fearsome Foursome.”
Other subjects discussed included: The June 6, 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in LA’s famed Ambassador Hotel and how Grier placed his sizable thumb behind the trigger of the gun used by shooter Sirhan Sirhan to prevent the gun from discharging and hurting other people in the vicinity of Kennedy; his personal involvement with the Prostate Cancer Foundation with Michael Milken; importance of being a good father as well as a “role model” to others; his acting career in more than 85 television and film projects; his becoming a minister and current projects, i.e., cd’s, books, and “Industry of Athletics.”
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