Here is a look at the life of former NFL star O.J. Simpson.
Personal: Birth date: July 9, 1947
Birth place: San Francisco, California
Birth name: Orenthal James Simpson
Father: Jimmie Lee Simpson, custodian and cook
Mother: Eunice Simpson, nurse's aide
Marriages: Nicole (Brown) Simpson (February 2, 1985-1992, divorced); Marguerite (Whitley) Simpson (June 24, 1967-1979, divorced)
Children: with Nicole (Brown) Simpson: Justin (August 6, 1988); Sydney (October 17, 1985); with Marguerite (Whitley) Simpson: Aaren (September 24, 1977-August 18, 1979); Jason (April 21, 1970); Arnelle (December 4, 1968)
Education: City College of San Francisco (1965-1967); University of Southern California (1967-1969)
Other Facts: Heisman Trophy winner, Pro Football Hall of Fame member, former sports commentator and actor.
Timeline: 1968 - Receives the Heisman Trophy at the New York Downtown Athletic Club.
1969-1977 - Plays halfback for the Buffalo Bills.
1970 - Voted college football player of the decade by ABC Sports.
1972-1976 - Makes the NFL Pro Bowl team each year.
1978-1979 - Plays halfback for the San Francisco 49ers.
1979-1986 - Sports commentator for ABC Sports.
1984-1985 - Commentator for ABC Monday Night Football.
1985 - Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
1988 - Appears in a supporting role in "Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!"
1991 - Appears in a supporting role in "The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear."
June 12, 1994 - Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson, 35, and Ronald Lyle Goldman, 25, are stabbed to death.
June 13, 1994 - Simpson is questioned by the LAPD for three hours and released.
June 16, 1994 - Separate funerals are held for Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
June 17, 1994 - Simpson is charged with two counts of murder with special circumstances. He does not surrender and is declared a fugitive. A suicide letter is found shortly before Simpson is spotted riding in friend Al Cowlings' white Ford Bronco. With Cowlings driving, they lead police on a 60-mile slow speed chase and end up at Simpson's Brentwood mansion. At 8:51pm, Simpson surrenders to police at his home.
July 22, 1994 - Arraignment - pleads not guilty.