Alex Karras passed away

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(CNN) -- Alex Karras, the burly defensive lineman turned actor in the ABC sitcom "Webster," died Wednesday surrounded by his family in their Los Angeles home following a hard-fought battle with kidney disease, heart disease, dementia and stomach cancer, according to a family spokesman.
He was 77.
"Alex was known to family and friends as a gentle, loving, generous man who loved gardening and preparing Greek and Italian feasts," his family said in a written statement.
The Gary, Indiana, native was an All-American at the University of Iowa who was thrust into professional football in 1958 with a first-round draft pick by the Detroit Lions, where he played until 1971.



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I totally forgot that Karras was Mongo.

I'll send a "candygram for Mongo" up to heaven.
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Battling all of that until you are 77 is pretty woah, tough guy.

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R.I.P. Mongo!! :Drink)
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Mongo only pawn... in game of life.


Game over. RIP.
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"Me don't know ..... Mongo just pawn in game of life."

That's terrible news. He always seemed like a guy you could hang with and drink a beer.
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I am saddened by the passing of one of the 'fearsome foursome' late of the Detroit Lions - Alex Karras. "Mongo" you WILL Live Forever in Lore !
My thoughts and prayfull blessings are upon you , your family , and your lovely wife Susan. I know that God will Bless !
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Funny guy, really down to earth, and just a nice person. May he rest in peace and my prayers and thoughts are with his family.
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Thank you Alex for bringing me to tears everytime I saw this scene

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RIP man.
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