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Overview (3)

Born in San Diego, California, USA
Birth NameMarcus LeMarr Allen
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Marcus Allen was born on March 26, 1960 in San Diego, California, USA as Marcus LeMarr Allen. He is an actor and producer, known for Searching for Angela Shelton (2004), Arli$$ (1996) and Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992). He was previously married to Kathryn Eickstaedt.

Spouse (1)

Kathryn Eickstaedt (26 June 1993 - 2001) ( divorced)

Trivia (19)

MVP of Super Bowl XVIII, when his 191 rushing yards helped propel the Raiders to a 38-9 victory over the Washington Redskins
1981 Heisman Trophy winner at University of Southern California.
NFL Running Back with Los Angeles Raiders (1982-1992) and Kansas City Chiefs (1993-1997).
Oakland Raiders All-Time Rushing Leader (8,545 yards).
1985 NFL MVP for having 380 rushing attempts for 1,759 yards (4.6 avg.) and 11 touchdowns and 67 receptions for 555 yards (8.3 avg) and 3 touchdowns.
First player in NFL history to rush for 10,000+ yards and catch passes for 5,000 more.
1982 NFL Rookie of the Year for having 160 rushing attempts for 697 yards (4.4 yard avg.) and 11 touchdowns and having 38 receptions for 401 yards (10.6 yard avg.) and 3 touchdowns.
His parents picked his name, Marcus, out of the phone book.
Inducted into the Pro Football Hall Of Fame, Class of 2003.
Ranks 6th on NFL All-Time Rushing Attempts List (3,022).
Ranks 9th on NFL All-Time Rushing Yardage List (12,243).
Ranks 2nd on NFL All-Time Rushing Touchdowns List (123).
Was an usher at O.J. Simpson's 1985 wedding to Nicole Brown Simpson.
Together with Latino celebrities, including Frankie J, Don Omar, Paola Turbay, Edgar Lopez, Miguel Varoni, Leti Coo and Mary GamarraTazón, he played in the National Football League (NFL) Latino I, or Latin Bowl I. This was the first nationally televised flag-football game between ex-NFL players and Latino celebrities. The game was filmed during Super Bowl week in Miami. [February 2007]
Inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame in 1997.
Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000.
Inducted into the San Diego [California] Hall of Champions Breitbard Hall of Fame in 1999.
Inducted into the University of Southern California Athletics Hall of Fame in 1995.
Inducted into the California Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.

Personal Quotes (1)

But there is something to the fact that we don't see games on the West Coast, or we don't see games on the East Coast, and stuff like that. It's so unfair, because there is a bias that takes place.

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