|Date of Birth||April 16, 1947|
|Date of Death|
|First Appearance|| Season 1 Episode 6|
"Frank, the Writer"
|Number of episodes||1|
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. on April 16, 1947) is a legendary NBA basketball star from the 1970s and `80's. Kareem is the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, with 38,387 points. During his career with the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers from 1969 to 1989, Abdul-Jabbar won six NBA championships and a record six regular season MVP Awards. In college at UCLA under coach John Wooden, he played on three consecutive national championship teams, and his high school team won 71 consecutive games. At the time of his retirement, Abdul-Jabbar was the NBA’s all-time leader in points scored, games played, minutes played, field goals made, field goal attempts, blocked shots, defensive rebounds, and personal fouls. Abdul-Jabbar also has been an actor, a basketball coach, and an author. In 2012, he was selected as a U.S. cultural ambassador.
Aside from professional basketball, Kareem has made guest appearances on many television shows.
- 1980 - Airplane!
- Chelsea Lately - (2011) - Guest
- The Tonight Show with Jay Leno - (1995) - Guest
- The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1994) - as Himself
- The Critic (1994) - 2 episodes, as Himself
- Diff'rent Strokes - (1982, 1985) 2 episodes, - As Mr. Wilkes
- Full House (1995) - as Himself
- In Living Color (1994) - as Himself
- Martin(1996) - As Dr. Skyhook
Everybody Loves Raymond AppearancesEdit
- Season 1, Episode 6: "Frank, the Writer"