Bernie Casey Net Worth: As of 2017, Bernie Casey net worth is estimated to be around $3 to $7 million. An American Football star, Actor, Poet and Painter, Bernie Casey launched his acting career in 1969 after playing at the wide receiver position in NFL.
Bernie Casey, born on June 8, 1939 in Wyco, West Virginia as Bernard Terry Casey, indulged in sports from his high school. After graduation from Columbus (OH) East High School, he joined Bowling Green State University. His record breaking track and field athlete for university earned him All-America recognition and a trip to finals at the 1960 United States Olympic Trials. He had also won Mid-American Conference titles in high-hurdles for three consecutive years (1958-60).
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In 1961, he was drafted in NFL as the 9th pick in the first round. He played in NFL from 1961 to 1968 for eight seasons. From 1961 to 1966, he played for San Francisco 49ers and from 1967 to 1968, he played for Los Angeles Rams. His impressive performance came for Los Angeles Rams in 1967 which awarded him a selection in NFL Pro Bowl.
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After playing sport for more than decade, he embarked his acting career in 1969 with his debut role in Guns of the Magnificent Seven. Since then, he has been part of both television and films and portrayed several roles. He played the role of slave and train robber in Boxcar Bertha (1972, detective in Sharky’s Machine (1981) and a CIA agent in Never Say Never Again (1983). In addition, he has also played several characters in comedy films like Revenge off the Nerd (1984), I’m Gonna GIT You Sucka (1988), Bill &Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989). He has also appeared in several TV series and the notable one was Harris and Company (1979) in which he played the lead role as a widower.
Apart from his acting and sport career, he has showcased his talent as author, poet and painter. Over the years with his multitalented personality, he became the prominent figure in Entertainment and sport arena.
Bernie Casey Cause of Death
According to his agent, Erin Connor, he was admitted to hospital after brief illness. On September 19, 2017, he passed away at the age of 78 but his notable works remain immortal.
Bernie Casey Wife
According to several source, he was married to Paula Casey. After certain period of time, they divorced.