O J Simpson is a retired American football player, actor, spokesman and broadcaster, who has earned infamy for having been tried for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman in the year 1994. He originally attained stardom as a running back at the collegiate and professional levels. In fact O J was the first NFL player who have rushed over two thousand yards in a season.
To be specific, O J Simpson was acquitted of the murder case of Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman in the year 1995 after a long, highly publicized criminal trial. In the year 1997, a default judgment against Simpson was awarded for their wrongful deaths in civil court by a jury, but to date he has paid little of the $33.5 million judgment.
Again he became notorious in late 2006 when he wrote a book titled 'If I Did It'. The book was later released by the Goldman family and the title of the book was expanded to If I Did It: Confessions of the Killer .
On September 2007, O J Simpson faced more legal troubles, as he got arrested and subsequently charged with numerous felonies that include robbery with a deadly weapon, burglary with a firearm, assault with a deadly weapon, first-degree kidnapping with use of a deadly weapon , coercion with use of a deadly weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery, conspiracy to commit kidnapping, and conspiracy to commit a crime.
Throwing more light on personal life ,it can be said, on June 24, 1967 O J Simpson has tied her knots with Marguerite L. Whitley. The couple had 3 children namely Arnelle L. Simpson (born December 4, 1968), Jason L. Simpson (born April 21, 1970) and Aaren Lashone Simpson (born September 24, 1977). In the year 1979, Aaren drowned in the family's swimming pool a month before her 2nd birthday. That same year O J Simpson and Marguerite were divorced.
On February 2, 1985, Simpson married Nicole Brown. They had two children, namely Sydney Brooke Simpson (born October 17, 1985) and Justin Ryan Simpson (born August 6, 1988), and were divorced in the year 1992.
There is interesting thing that is related to O J Simpson. Even before his retirement from football and in the NFL, Simpson has tried his hands in acting also. He went on to a successful film career with roles in films namely the television mini-series Roots, and the dramatic motion pictures The Cassandra Crossing, Capricorn One, The Klansman, The Towering Inferno, and the comedic Back to the Beach and The Naked Gun trilogy. In the year 1979, Simpson started his own film production company Orenthal Productions, which dealt mostly in made-for-TV fare such as the family-oriented Goldie and the Boxer films with Melissa Michaelsen and Cocaine and Blue Eyes, the pilot for a proposed detective series on NBC.
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