- NAME: Tom Landry
- OCCUPATION: Coach
- BIRTH DATE: September 11, 1924
- DEATH DATE: February 12, 2000
- Did You Know?: In the King of the Hill cartoon series, the town's children attend the fictional Tom Landry Middle School.
- EDUCATION: University of Texas, Austin
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Mission, Texas
- PLACE OF DEATH: Dallas, Texas
- Full Name: Thomas Wade Landry
- AKA: Thomas Landry
- AKA: Tom Landry
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American football legend Tom Landry won two Super Bowls during his three-decade tenure as head coach of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys.
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Landry was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1990 and the Cowboys' Ring of Honor in 1993. After being diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia in May 1999, the coaching legend passed away on February 12, 2000.
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