Orenthal James "O. J." Simpson (born July 9, 1947), also known by his nickname, The Juice, is a retired Americanfootball player, actor, spokesman and broadcaster, who earned infamy for having been tried and acquitted for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman in 1994. In 2008, Simpson was convicted for armed robbery pertaining to an incident in Las Vegas. He was paroled in 2017.