Al Carmichael

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Albert Reinhold Carmichael (November 10, 1928 – September 7, 2019) was an American football player and stuntmen. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Carmichael played for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League between 1953 and 1958 and then he was with the Denver Broncos of the American Football League in 1960 and 1961.

Carmichael played as a stuntman in more than 50 movies including Jim Thorpe – All-American for Burt Lancaster (1951), Saturday's Hero (1951), All-American (1953), Pork Chop Hill (1959), It Started with a Kiss (1959), The Big Operator (195), Elmer Gantry (1960), one of the doubles for Kirk Douglas in Spartacus (1960), Birdman of Alcatraz (1962), Son of Flubber (1962), How the West was Won (1962), and the TV show Rawhide.[1]

Carmichael died on September 7, 2019 in Palm Dessert, California at the age of 90.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Google Books: Hollywood Stunt Performers, 1910s-1970s: A Biographical Dictionary, 2d ed.- Retrieved 2019-02-05
  2. "Al Carmichael, former Broncos player who scored 1st touchdown in team history, has died at 90". Denver Post. September 9, 2019.