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O.J. Simpson: Photos of the Infamous Ex-Sports Star

O.J. Simpson: Photos of the Infamous Ex-Sports Star

O.J. Simpson — aka Orenthal James Simpson — was an American football star turned disgraced accused double killer. He was a Heisman Trophy winning football star out of the University of Southern California who went on to a stellar NFL rushing career with the Buffalo Bills.  After his football career he dabbled in film and was commercial spokeman for brands like Hertz Rent A Car. In June of 1994 he was accused of violently stabbing to death his estranged wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. After a lengthy trial, in October of 1995, he was found not guilty of the crimes by an LA jury. He was later found guilty of their deaths in a civil case and ordered to pay $30 million to his victims families. He was accused of robbing a memorabilia dealer in Las Vegas to get items of his back in 2007 and was convicted of armed robbery and kidnapping. He was released in 2017 after nine years behind bars. O.J. died at the age of 76 in April 2024.

Scroll through the gallery to see photos of O.J. over the years.

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O.J. Simpson: Photos of the Infamous Ex-Sports Star

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OJ Simpson looking upbeat during his 1994 double murder trial. He gave a smile while wearing a suit. 

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OJ Simpson posing with his jerseys from playing at USC and with the Buffalo Bills. He wore a white shirt with black stripes. 

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OJ Simpson during his 2007 armed robbery trial in Nevada. He would be convicted and do nine years in prison.

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OJ Simpson wearing his prison blues at a court hearing. He looked unhappy during this moment. 

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OJ Simpson leaves a courthouse wearing a suit. He was surrounded by security. 

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OJ Simpson in his prison blues at one of his parole hearings. He walked into the room in chains.

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O.J. Simpson shows the jury a new pair of Aris extra-large gloves, similar to the gloves found at the Bundy and Rockingham crime scene 21 June 1995, during his double murder trial in Los Angeles,CA. Deputy Sheriff Roland Jex(L) and Prosecutor Christopher Darden (R) look on.

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OJ Simpson is an avid golf fan and it was his main hobby after leaving both the NFL and prison. Here he smiles while on the golf course.

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Portrait of USC All-American running back O.J. Simpson. He would go on to win the Heisman Trophy in 1968, play many years for the Buffalo Bills in the NFL, act in films, and work as a sportscaster. He gained further notoriety for standing trial for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Goldman. January 1, 1967.

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O.J. posed for a picture with his entire family. 

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O.J. attended his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in 2017Lovelock, Nevada. 

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