• Born date: 1933-05-07
  • Born in: Pittsburgh
  • Death date: 2002-09-11
  • Death in: MarylanD
Johnny Unitas

John Constantine Unitas (/juːˈnaɪtɨs/; May 7, 1933 – September 11, 2002), known as Johnny Unitas or "Johnny U", and nicknamed "The Golden Arm", was an American professional American football player in the 1950s through the 1970s. He spent the majority of his career playing for the Baltimore Colts. He was a record-setting quarterback, and the National Football League's most valuable player in 1959, 1964 and 1967.