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Roy Simmons

Born: Nov 8, 1956

Death: Feb 20, 2014

Birthplace: Savannah

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Roy Simmons

Date of Birth : Nov 8, 1956
Date of Death : Feb 20, 2014
Birth Place : Savannah

Roy Franklin Simmons was an American football player who played as guard National Football League with the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins. With the Redskins he played in Super Bowl XVIII. In 1992, he announced that he was gay on The Phil Donahue Show. In his autobiography, Out of Bounds, he speaks of drug addiction, prostitution, and promiscuity. Around 1997, he learned that he was HIV-positive. Simmons died February 20, 2014, in his Bronx, New York apartment at the age of 57.


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