Edward O'Neill is an American actor.
He is most notable for his role as the main character,
Al Bundy, on the FOX Network's long running sitcom,
Married... with Children, and is often cast as policemen
on television shows and in movies.
Born in Youngstown, Ohio,USA, O'Neill attended Youngstown
State University and was a professional football player
for the Pittsburgh Steelers and social studies teacher
before becoming an actor. He has appeared in several
movies, including The Bone Collector, Dutch, and the
Wayne's World series.
On television, O'Neill is best
remembered as Al "Four Touchdowns in One Game" Bundy
on FOX's Married... with Children, and as the reincarnation
of Sgt. Joe Friday on Dick Wolf's brief remake of Jack
Webb's classic TV crime series, Dragnet. While Married...
lasted for ten years (1987-1997), Dragnet lasted only
O'Neill is married to actress Catherine Rusoff.