Dutch Hendrian

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Dutch Hendrian
Date of birth: (1896-01-19)January 19, 1896
Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Date of death: December 13, 1953(1953-12-13) (aged 57)
Place of death: Los Angeles, California, United States
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Pittsburgh (freshman football)
As coach:
1923 Akron Pros
As player:
Akron Pros
Canton Bulldogs
Green Bay Packers
New York Giants
Rock Island Independents
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com
Coaching stats at Pro Football Reference

Oscar George "Dutch" Hendrian (January 19, 1896 – December 13, 1953) was an American actor and former American football player in the National Football League.

Football career[edit]

Hendrian first played college football at the University of Pittsburgh where he played on the school's freshman football freshman football team in 1919.[1] He also played on the school's freshman baseball team performed in the university's student theatrical Cap and Gown Club in the spring of 1920.[2] Hendrian than transferred to Princeton University where he finished out his college football career.[3] He started his professional career as a running back in the NFL with the Akron Pros in 1923. He then played for the Canton Bulldogs, the Green Bay Packers, the New York Giants, and the Rock Island Independents.


He made his debut in the movie The Happy Hottentots, playing Rosco. Many of his roles were uncredited, and he rarely had lines, usually playing extras. His two most notable movies were Son of Kong and The Most Dangerous Game. He retired from acting after his last movie, Belle of the Yukon, playing a miner. He died in Los Angeles, California on December 13, 1953.


  1. ^ Keisling, Edward A. (1919-11-16). "Panther freshman overwhelm West Virginia Reserves". The Pittsburg Press. Retrieved 2010-06-09. 
  2. ^ "Dutch Hendrian in Cap and Gown play". The Pittsburg Press. 1920-05-10. Retrieved 2010-06-09. 
  3. ^ Davis, Ralph (1921-03-08). "A Good Move.". The Pittsburg Press. Retrieved 2010-06-09. 

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