Michael Strahan

Former National Football League defensive end Michael Strahan parlayed his record setting 15-year-stint with the New York Giants into a successful second career as a television personality, most notably on "Fox NFL ... Read more »
Born: 11/21/1971 in Houston, Texas, USA

Filmography

Actor (23)

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Lip Sync Battle 2015 (Tv Show)

Performer

Magic Mike XXL 2015 (Movie)

Augustus (Actor)

The Year: 2014 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Correspondent

Conan 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Kids' Choice Sports Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Host

Nickelodeon's 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Presenter

Sharknado 2: The Second One 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Himself

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

VH1's Best Super Bowl Concert Ever 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Host

VH1 Divas Salute the Troops 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Presenter

Brothers 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Pros vs. Joes 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Host

VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2008 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

The VH1 Pepsi Smash Super Bowl Bash 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

The Pepsi Smash Super Bowl Bash 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Super Bowl XXXVII 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The FBI Files 1998 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Jersey 1999 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

NFL Stories: Straight From the Heart 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

NFL All-Star Comedy Blitz 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Alpha House (Tv Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

Kids' Choice Sports Awards (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Biography

Former National Football League defensive end Michael Strahan parlayed his record setting 15-year-stint with the New York Giants into a successful second career as a television personality, most notably on "Fox NFL Sunday" (Fox, 1994- ) and "Live! with Kelly" (syndicated, 1988- ). A powerful defensive player who held the NFL's record for most quarterback sacks in a season, as well as a Super Bowl winner, Strahan's winning personality, which hinged on a shrewd sense of self-deprecating humor, helped to pave the way for his on-air roles, which also included numerous television commercials, reality series, web programs and even a brief attempt at acting on the sitcom "Brothers" (Fox, 2009). However, he proved most popular when he was simply being himself: an opinionated though well-informed commentator on sports and daily news. His appointment to the permanent co-host position on "Kelly" signaled that Strahan's television career had approached the same level of stardom as he had achieved as a member of the Giants. Though many athletes enjoyed second lives after their sporting careers had wound down, few 21st century players achieved such acclaim and widespread appeal as Michael Strahan.

EDUCATION

Texas Southern University

Milestones

2012

Named Ripa's permanent co-host on "LIVE! with Kelly and Michael"

2011

Guest hosted opposite Kelly Ripa on long-running morning talk show "LIVE! with Kelly" after Regis Philbin's departure in November 2011

2009

Produced and co-starred on Fox comedy series "Brothers"

2008

Won Super Bowl XLII with the Giants; team defeated New England Patriots 17-14

2008

Retired from the NFL

2006

Hosted the Fox Sports Network program "Make My Day"

2005

Appeared on "Fox NFL Sunday" as co-host and football analyst

1993

Drafted by the New York Giants; played only 9 games due to injuries and missed the playoff game that season

1985

Played organized football while attending school in Mannheim, Germany as linebacker for the Mannheim Redskins

Moved with family to an army base in Mannheim, Germany at age nine

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