Known for movies

Short Info

SpouseJewel Taylor
FactWide Receiver for the Washington Redskins (1964-1977).

Charley Taylor was born on September 21, 1941 in Washington, D.C. His parents were both African American and his father worked as a janitor while his mother was a homemaker. He has four siblings. Taylor was a good student and excelled in sports, especially football. He attended high school in Washington, D.C. and then college at Arizona State University on a football scholarship.

Taylor’s professional career began in 1964 when he was drafted by the Washington Redskins. He played for the Redskins for 12 seasons, from 1964 to 1977. During his time with the team, he was selected for the Pro Bowl eight times and was named the NFL’s Rookie of the Year in 1964. He was also a key player on the Redskins team that won Super Bowl VII in 1972. After his retirement from football, Taylor worked as a broadcaster for NBC and ABC.

Taylor’s personal life has been marked by tragedy. His first wife, Patricia, died of cancer in 1992. The couple had three children together. In 2001, his son, Charley Jr., died of a drug overdose. Taylor has been married twice more and has four other children.

Taylor has an estimated net worth of $5 million. His salary during his playing career was $250,000 per year. In recent years, he has earned income from his work as a broadcaster and from appearances at speaking engagements and corporate events.

At 6’3″ and 210 pounds, Charley Taylor was an imposing figure on the football field. He was known for his speed, strength, and agility. He was also an excellent receiver and had a knack for making big plays in crucial moments.

General Info

Full NameCharley Taylor
Height1.91 m
Weight95 kg
ProfessionAmerican football player


SpouseJewel Taylor
ParentsNelson Taylor, Bernice Taylor


MoviesSaving Grace B. Jones, Martial Law 2: Undercover, The Natural History of Parking Lots

Social profile links


1Wide Receiver for the Washington Redskins (1964-1977).
2Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1984.



Beyond the Blue Horizon1942Photographer (uncredited)


A Football Life2014TV SeriesHimself
The NFL on CBS1964-1975TV SeriesHimself - Washington Redskins Wide Receiver / Himself - Washington Redskins Halfback
NFL Monday Night Football1970-1975TV SeriesHimself - Washington Redskins Wide Receiver
Super Bowl VII1973TV SpecialHimself - Washington Redskins Wide Receiver
1972 NFC Championship Game1972TV MovieHimself - Washington Redskins Wide Receiver

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

Write A Comment

Pin It