Alan Autry Biography
Alan Autry is an American politician, actor, and former National Football League football player. He gained popularity for his role as Captain “Bubba” Skinner on the NBC television series In the Heat of the Night, starring Carrol O’Connor, and other films.
Autry was at Riverdale High School, where he was a star quarterback for the Riverdale Cowboys. He also received an athletic scholarship to the University of the Pacific. Alan was a second-string tight end in his senior year for the Tigers.
He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in 1975 where he ended up the following year. Alan was the starting quarterback for three games. In 1979, Alan made a football comeback attempt. He played for the B.C. Lions of the CFL, as Carlos Brown. However, Alan’s football career was cut short by the then-coach, Bart Starr. He then decided to move to Hollywood to become an actor.
Moreover, his film debut was in the 1978 movie, Remember My Name. Since then, he has been in numerous movies and other television shows. However, he returned home and left his career after nine years in Hollywood. In 1997, he launched his own production company, Dirt Road Productions. He released The Legend of Jake Kincaid in 2002. Besides his movie career, he is also a musician.
Alan Autry Age
How old is Alan? Alan is 69 years old as of July 2021. He was born on July 31, 1952, in Shreveport, Louisiana, the United States. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on July 31 every year, and his birth sign is Leo.
Alan Autry’s Height
Autry stands at an average height of 6 feet 3 inches and weighs 95 kg, equivalent to 209 lbs.
Alan Autry Family
Autry is the son of Carl Autry Sr. (father) and Verna Autry (mother). He met his father for the first time in 1982. After this, he decided to return to his birth surname, Autry. Additionally, he is a distant cousin of the famously known American singer, Gene Autry.
Alan Autry Wife | Marriage | Divorce
Autry was previously married to Vicky Brown. They got married in 1980 and divorced in 1986. It was after this divorce that he became a born-again Christian and began to devote much of his time to working with charitable causes.
Alan Autry Net Worth
Autry has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million. Autry’s main source of income is his career as a journalist.
Alan Autry Salary
Autry receives an estimated annual salary of between $20, 000 to $100, 000.