Bradshaw, Terry

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Bradshaw, Terry Gender: M
Terry Paxton Bradshaw
born on 2 September 1948 at 11:10 (= 11:10 AM )
Place Shreveport, Louisiana, 32n32, 93w45
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Penfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 10°07' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 29°15 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 16°49'

Terry Bradshaw


American football player, a champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was the first quarterback to lead his team to four Super Bowl wins. Bradshaw was a member of Christian Athletes and was given an honorary doctorate from a Baptist school for his commitment to his faith.

In June 1976, he married skating star Jo Jo Starbuck. With an exciting and full life, Bradshaw is the subject of two entertaining biographies, "No Easy Game" and "Terry Bradshaw, Man of Steel." In his 1989 autobiography, "Looking Deep," as a self-proclaimed male chauvinist, he examines his failed marriage to Starbuck whose career, he claims, interfered with his plans for a family. His second marriage produced a daughter, Rachel.

Bradshaw parlayed his success with the Steelers into a sports casting career, with sidelines as an author, pitchman, and singer. As a sportscaster, he has better access to and credibility with players and coaches than any other announcer than John Madden. His fame got him the job in 1985, giving him a reasonably secure place in the competitive business of hanging onto a network assignment. It also brings great pressure with the question of whether or not an ex-jock can hack it. Bradshaw can take the heat, he's not shy about plunging into public waters. He's also tried other venues: a failed TV pilot and two Burt Reynolds screeching-tire-movies plus cutting a county-western album and a gospel album.

His fame has been a mantle for years. In a 1982 ad-agency poll, Bradshaw ranked second (after Jack Nicklaus) in the U.S. in likeability among athletes. Fans and autograph hunters don't just stalk him, they converge like mad-dog tacklers when he appears in public.

With evidence like this, CBS hired Bradshaw without even an audition. Nonetheless they proceeded cautiously, partnering him with a smooth old pro, Verne Lundquist. He worked the New Orleans Saints games seven times, Tampa Bay Buccaneer's five times for his apprenticeship. His interview technique may not be the slickest, as he doesn't finish sentences and often gropes for the right words, but he is effective, and makes an effective team with Lundquist as a counter-balance,

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Work : New Career 1985 (Entered sportscasting)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1989 (Autobiography)

Source Notes

Penfield states birth 12 September, from B.C., in Mercury Hour, 10/1982, not confirmed. In April 2011 PT notes that most sources, including the Hall of Fame website, give his birth date as September 2, 1948. It is likely that Penfield made an error with the date.


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Jo Jo Starbuck)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Western (Christian)
  • Vocation : Sports : Football
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer