Troy Aikman

In addition to being an accomplished football star, Troy Aikman also revealed his skills as a vibrant entertainer. He had a part on the television special "Kathie Lee Gifford's Celebration of Motherhood" (1992-93). He ... Read more »
Born: 11/21/1966 in West Covina, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (14)

Go For It! TV 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Simpsons 1999 (Tv Show)

Voice

Before They Were Pros 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

ABC's Monday Night Football Mania! 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Super Bowl XXX 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Dallas Cowboys Celebrate Special Olympics 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

A Phyllis George Special 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Coach 1993 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 28th Academy of Country Music Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Performer

Undeniable with Joe Buck (Tv Show)

Guest

Biography

In addition to being an accomplished football star, Troy Aikman also revealed his skills as a vibrant entertainer. He had a part on the television special "Kathie Lee Gifford's Celebration of Motherhood" (1992-93). He worked in television in his early acting career, including a part on "Coach" (1988-1997). Early in his acting career, Aikman could be seen on award shows like "Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards Presented by Footlocker" (1992-93) and "The 28th Academy of Country Music Awards" (1992-93). As a voice actor, Aikman brought to life a variety of characters in "The Simpsons" (1989-). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "A Phyllis George Special" (1993-94), "Sports Illustrated For Kids Slam Dunk, Home Run, Touchdown TV Sports Quiz" (1993-94) and "The Dallas Cowboys Celebrate Special Olympics" (1994-95). He also appeared in "Super Bowl XXX" (1995-96) and "ABC's Monday Night Football Mania!" (1996-97). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Go For It! TV" (2001-02). He also appeared as himself in the Tom Cruise smash hit comedic drama "Jerry Maguire" (1996). Additionally, he appeared in a number of television specials, including "Before They Were Pros" (1997-98) and "Clear Channel/Citizens Helping Heroes Benefit Special" (2004-05). He also lent his distinctive voice to "King of the Hill" (1996-2009). Aikman most recently appeared on "The 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" (2014-15). Aikman was married to Rhonda Worthey.

Relationships

Rhonda Worthey

Wife
Married April 8, 2000 Separated in 2010 Divorce finalized April 12, 2011

EDUCATION

University of Oklahoma

Norman , Oklahoma 1984 - 1985

University of California (UCLA)

Los Angeles , California 1986 - 1989

Milestones

2011

Executive produced and appeared in "Inside the Rings" for Fox Sports Network

2008

Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame

2006

Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame

2002

Named Fox's lead announcer along with Joe Buck and Cris Collinsworth

2001

Retired from professional football

2001

Joined Fox's National Football Conference telecasts as a color commentator

1996

Played himself in the acclaimed drama "Jerry Maguire," starring Tom Cruise

1993

Named MVP of Super Bowl XXVII

1989

Won the Davey O'Brien Award as the nation's top quarterback

1989

Was the No. 1 overall pick in 1989 NFL Draft and was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys

1984

Was offered a contract to play for New York Mets after high school; the turned down the offer to attend University of Oklahoma

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