US Army Infantryman. Served with the 5th Infantry (Regimental Combat Team) in Korea. Wounded Twice and earned two Purple Hearts. After he was released from the Hospital he worked in the base Post Office as a "dog robber like his characters- Charles Madison in the "Americanization of Emily" and Bob Hendley in "The Great Escape."
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on his conflicts with Warner Brothers, in relation to his contractual obligations to the television series Maverick
(1957)] They really stuck it to me. I was young and dumb. I said a couple things about being under contract that they didn't like, like that I felt like a ham in a smokehouse. They were waiting to get back at me by laying me off. We went to court and got out of my contract. I ...
He nearly lost his leg, but he had emergency surgery to unblock an artery. .
Personally honest, wisecracking, self-deprecating, reluctant, naturally masculine hero.