Portrayed Father Tim Farley in the two-person stage production of "Mass Appeal" at the American Stage Company in Aspen, CO, in 1982. The other role, that of Deacon Mark Dolson, was played by John Travolta
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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[about arriving at Omaha Beach on D-Day] It's hard to describe what we all went through that day, but those of us who were there will understand. We were frightened all the time. My sergeant said 'are you scared, son?' and I said 'yes, I am', and he said 'that's good, it's good to be scared', he said 'we all are'. This guy in the boat, he turned to me and he threw up all over me, and I got ...
His military records from the National Archives show that he arrived in Normandy on June 15, 1944 and was wounded the same day by shrapnel from an exploding German "S" mine. He received his first and only Purple Heart for this wound. Arlington National Cemetery recently recut his headstone to reflect the award of only one Purple Heart Medal. His medical records state that all the shrapnel was ...
Usually has played burly and tough but genial characters