Bernie Casey

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Bernard Terry Casey (June 8, 1939 – September 19, 2017) was an American actor, poet, and professional football player. He was born in Wyco, West Virginia. He played a version of himself, and other football players turned actors, in Keenen Ivory Wayans's 1988 comedic movie I'm Gonna Git You Sucka. He played a high school teacher in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, released in 1989.[1]

Casey played for the San Francisco 49ers from 1961 through 1966 and for the Los Angeles Rams from 1967 through 1968.

Casey died at a hospital in Los Angeles, California on September 19, 2017 at the age of 78.[2]

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  1. "Bernie Casey, Actor Who Glided Away From Football, Dies at 78". The New York Times. September 20, 2017. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
  2. "Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies". NBC News. Retrieved 2017-09-21.