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Ed Marinaro

Officer Joe Coffey in Hill Street Blues

Photos Ed Marinaro Birth name: Ed Marinaro
Birth date: 1950/03/13 (71 years old)
Birth place : New-York (USA)

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Biography for Ed Marinaro

Ed Marinaro (born March 13, 1950 in New York City) is an American actor and former football player.

Marinaro played college football at Cornell University where he set over 16 NCAA records. He was runner up to Pat Sullivan for the Heisman Trophy in 1971. He went on to play professional football for the Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, and Seattle Seahawks. He was inducted in the College Football Hall of Fame in 1991.

After leaving football, Marinaro became an actor. He has been a cast member on a number of television series including The Edge of Night, Laverne & Shirley, Hill Street Blues, and Sisters.

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Filmography

Title Role
Island Fever (2005) Carlos Carrera
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005) (V) Bill Owens
Jane Doe: Til Death Do Us Part (2005) (TV) Vincent Colabella
Lesser of Three Evils (2005) Raymond
Avalanche Alley (2001) (TV) Rick
A Gift of Love: The Daniel Huffman Story (1999) (TV) Coach Jack Farkas
Oh Grow Up (1999) TV Series Sal (Hunter's boss)
The Protector (1999) Gabriel
Catch Me If You Can (1998) (TV) Capt. Morris Bernasky
Doomsday Rock (1997) (TV) Paul, FBI Agent
Panic in the Skies! (1996) (TV) Brett Young
Deadly Web (1996) (TV) Jones
Champs (1996) TV Series Vince Mazzilli
Favorite Deadly Sins (1995) (TV) Actor playing Frank Musso
Dancing with Danger (1994) (TV) Derek Lidor
Passport to Murder (1993) (TV) Hank McKay
Amy Fisher: My Story (1992) (TV) Joey Buttafuoco
Sisters (1991) TV Series Mitchell 'Mitch' Margolis (1991-1994)
Queens Logic (1991) Jack
Menu for Murder (1990) (TV) Detective Joe Russo
The Diamond Trap (1988) (TV) Det. Brendan Thomas
Sharing Richard (1988) (TV) Dr. Richard Bernowski
Shades of Love: The Emerald Tear (1988) (TV) Edward DeCoursey
What If I'm Gay? (1987) (TV) Mr. Powell
Tonight's the Night (1987) (TV) Hayden Fox
Dead Aim (1987) Malcolm 'MACE' Douglas
Policewoman Centerfold (1983) (TV) Nick Velano
Born Beautiful (1982) (TV) Doug Trainer
Hill Street Blues (1981) TV Series Officer Joe Coffey (1981-1986)
Laverne & Shirley (1976) TV Series Sonny St. Jacques (1980-1981)
The Gong Show Movie (1980) Man in Locker Room
Fingers (1978) Gino
The Edge of Night (1956) TV Series Packy Dietrich (1977)

Trivia

Former football player turned actor

All time Ivy Leading Rusher New Milford High School, Class of 1968 Cornell University, Class of 1972

1971 Heisman Trophy finalist

Formerly played football for the Minnesota Vikings

Marinaro was inducted in the College Football Hall of Fame in 1991.

Ed was the runner-up for the 1971 Heisman Trophy Award, losing to Pat Sullivan, a quarter back from Auburn.

In his three seasons as Cornell's tailback (1969-70-71), Marinaro set an NCAA season record of 1881 yards and a season per-game average of 209.0. His career average of 174.6 is also an NCAA record.

Marinaro also compiled a stellar college career at Cornell, where he rushed for an NCAA record 1,881 yards in 1971, was a three time All-American, and became the first player in college football history to gain over 4000 yards in a career (4,715) as well as set 16 other NCAA records.

Prior to acting, Marinaro played in the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings (4 seasons), New York Jets (1 Season) and the Seattle Seahawks (1 season).

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