Favorite Bowlers in Pop Culture History

My wife loves to bowl, but we don't get the chance to do it often.  She's pretty good, even though she claims she's gotten rusty now that she's no longer in a league.  I am terrible.  The last time we went bowling with some friends was a few weeks ago, and it sparked my pop culture brain to start thinking about great bowling characters in movies and TV shows.  Here are the ones that came to mind.

The Dude in The Big Lebowski - I would be shot if I didn't list the memorable performance by Jeff Bridges in the Coen Brothers' comedy classic.  John Goodman's Walter Sobchak was pretty good too.

Fred and Barney in The Flintstones - I don't know how those prehistoric chiseled stone bowling balls managed to roll down the alley and knock down those dinosaur pins, but it was always fun to watch the tippy-toe style that the legendary cartoon made famous.

Ralph Kramden in The Honeymooners - How sweet it is!  Bowling has never been so hilarious as Ralph pretends to be injured to avoid going to visit his mother-in-law so he can go bowling instead.

Ernie McCraken in Kingpin - Bill Murray is in top form in this often under-appreciated bowling comedy by the Farrelly Brothers that also starred Woody Harrelson and Randy Quaid. 

Laverne DeFazio in Laverne and Shirley - Lenny and Squiggy stole the show, but Penny Marshall's classic character was a super bowler.

Al Bundy in Married With Children - Ed O'Neill is the king when it comes to this. 

Dan Connor in Roseanne - "The Bowling Episode" is a fan favorite, and John Goodman did a fine job as always.

Homer Simpson in The Simpsons - D'oh!

Clark Kent in Superman III - In an otherwise ho-hum movie sequel, the bowling scenes with Clark and Lana were some of the few highlights.

Are there any favorites of yours that I've left out?

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