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Fred Dryer

TV Personality, Actor, Former NFL Defensive End & Radio Host

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 Fred Dryer Biography

Veteran actor Fred Dryer (Sheriff Lock) is best known for his work in the title role of the popular NBC television series Hunter. From 1984 to 1991, Dryer portrayed LAPD Homicide Detective Sergeant Richard Hunter, a mobster's son turned cop, in this program created by Frank Lupo and produced by the late Stephen J. Cannell. Along with starring in the series, Dryer also directed and produced several episodes. The show aired in 88 countries, from Europe to China, and continues to air in some of those markets today.

In 1995 he created and produced a detective series, Land’s End, in which he starred with Geoffrey Lewis, Tim Thomerson and Pamela Bowen. The Disney (Buena Vista Television) show shot on location in Cabo San Lucas for 22 episodes.

That same year he reprised his Hunter role in The Return of Hunter: Everyone Walks in L.A. and did so again in 2002 for Hunter: Return to Justice and Hunter: Back in Force in 2003, the latter of which kicked off a brief run of five new episodes of the series.

Dryer also starred in recurring roles on several series: Agent X, Diagnosis Murder and Cheers, and co-starred in the made-for-television movies The Wrong Woman, Wild Grizzly, The Rousters and The Kid from Nowhere.

In addition, Dryer has appeared in a variety of television programs from newer shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Crisis, The Millers and Justice League to such classics as Hart to Hart, CHiPs, Lou Grant and Laverne & Shirley, among others.

His film credits include Snake & Mongoose, Suits on the Loose, Highway 395, The Independent, Stray Bullet, Death Before Dishonor and Cannonball Run II.

Before acting, Dryer played professional football for 14 years. In 1969 he was drafted by the New York Giants in the first round of the NFL Draft as the 13th player selected overall. He ended up leaving New York to play for the Los Angeles Rams from 1972 to 1981. As an L.A. Rams player, Fred made the Pro Bowl in 1970 and 1975, and played in Super Bowl XIV against the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1980.

In college, Dryer played for the San Diego State University Aztecs under Coach Don Coryell during his 1967/1968 seasons. As a defensive end, he was named First Team All-American in 1968 and played in the College All-Star Game, East-West Shrine Game and Hula Bowl in 1969. He was considered among the most dominant pass rushers in college football history and in 1988 was inducted into the Aztec Hall of Fame followed by the College Football Hall of Fame in 1997.

Today, Dryer resides in Los Angeles. He continues to produce and act, and currently hosts a digital radio talk show on CRN, The Sports Lounge, with co-host Michael Horn.

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Fred Dryer

TV Personality, Actor, Former NFL Defensive End & Radio Host

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Fred Dryer Biography

Veteran actor Fred Dryer (Sheriff Lock) is best known for his work in the title role of the popular NBC television series Hunter. From 1984 to 1991, Dryer portrayed LAPD Homicide Detective Sergeant Richard Hunter, a mobster's son turned cop, in this program created by Frank Lupo and produced by the late Stephen J. Cannell. Along with starring in the series, Dryer also directed and produced several episodes. The show aired in 88 countries, from Europe to China, and continues to air in some of those markets today.

In 1995 he created and produced a detective series, Land’s End, in which he starred with Geoffrey Lewis, Tim Thomerson and Pamela Bowen. The Disney (Buena Vista Television) show shot on location in Cabo San Lucas for 22 episodes.

That same year he reprised his Hunter role in The Return of Hunter: Everyone Walks in L.A. and did so again in 2002 for Hunter: Return to Justice and Hunter: Back in Force in 2003, the latter of which kicked off a brief run of five new episodes of the series.

Dryer also starred in recurring roles on several series: Agent X, Diagnosis Murder and Cheers, and co-starred in the made-for-television movies The Wrong Woman, Wild Grizzly, The Rousters and The Kid from Nowhere.

In addition, Dryer has appeared in a variety of television programs from newer shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Crisis, The Millers and Justice League to such classics as Hart to Hart, CHiPs, Lou Grant and Laverne & Shirley, among others.

His film credits include Snake & Mongoose, Suits on the Loose, Highway 395, The Independent, Stray Bullet, Death Before Dishonor and Cannonball Run II.

Before acting, Dryer played professional football for 14 years. In 1969 he was drafted by the New York Giants in the first round of the NFL Draft as the 13th player selected overall. He ended up leaving New York to play for the Los Angeles Rams from 1972 to 1981. As an L.A. Rams player, Fred made the Pro Bowl in 1970 and 1975, and played in Super Bowl XIV against the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1980.

In college, Dryer played for the San Diego State University Aztecs under Coach Don Coryell during his 1967/1968 seasons. As a defensive end, he was named First Team All-American in 1968 and played in the College All-Star Game, East-West Shrine Game and Hula Bowl in 1969. He was considered among the most dominant pass rushers in college football history and in 1988 was inducted into the Aztec Hall of Fame followed by the College Football Hall of Fame in 1997.

Today, Dryer resides in Los Angeles. He continues to produce and act, and currently hosts a digital radio talk show on CRN, The Sports Lounge, with co-host Michael Horn.

Fred Dryer Videos

  • Fred Dryer breaks down Super Bowl LIII, the state of the NFL and the ...
    Former football star and actor Mark Levin for a frank conversation on 'Life, Liberty & Levin.' FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour ...
  • Former Ram Fred Dryer Talks About His Remarkable Careers On ...
    After he hung up his NFL cleats, Fred Dryer became a very successful TV actor and heartthrob. These days, he can be found on sports radio.

Fred Dryer Speaking Topics

  • NFL, Politics, Mental Health

FAQs on booking Fred Dryer

  • How to book Fred Dryer?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Fred Dryer for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Fred Dryer, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Fred Dryer or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Fred Dryer?

    Booking fees for Fred Dryer, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Fred Dryer, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Fred Dryer?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Fred Dryer for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Fred Dryer for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Fred Dryer or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Fred Dryer or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Fred Dryer is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Fred Dryer for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Fred Dryer generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Akbar Gbajabiamila, Miles Burris, Howie Long, Webb Simpson and Xander Schauffele. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Fred Dryer for an upcoming event.

Fred Dryer Speaker Videos

  • Fred Dryer breaks down Super Bowl LIII, the state of the NFL and the ...
    Former football star and actor Mark Levin for a frank conversation on 'Life, Liberty & Levin.' FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour ...
    Former Ram Fred Dryer Talks About His Remarkable Careers On ...
    After he hung up his NFL cleats, Fred Dryer became a very successful TV actor and heartthrob. These days, he can be found on sports radio.

Fred Dryer Speaking Topics

  • NFL, Politics, Mental Health

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