Johnny Unitas Biography, Stats & Facts

Born: May 7, 1933 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Died: September 11, 2002 (aged 69) Maryland

Quick Fact : Nick Name: Johnny U Also Known As: John Constantine Unita Died At Age: 69

Family: Father: Francis J. Unita Mother: Helen Superfisky Born Country: United States 

Height: 6'1" (185 cm), 6'1" Males  Died On: September 11, 2002 Place Of Death: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

U.S. State: Pennsylvania Ancestry: Lithuanian American Cause Of Death: Heart Attack

City: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Notable Alumni: University Of Louisville Education: University Of Louisville

John Constantine Unitas (May 7, 1933 – September 11, 2002), also known as Johnny Unitas or "Johnny U" and dubbed

"The Golden Arm," was a professional American football player who played with the Baltimore Colts from the 1950s to the 1970s. 

He was a record-setting quarterback and the most valuable player in the National Football League in 1959, 1964, and 1967. 

His record of throwing a touchdown pass in 47 consecutive games (between 1956–1960) remains unsurpassed as of 2011. 

He has been consistently listed as one of the greatest NFL players of all time.