Driver of the Buick Century Custom V-8 pace car at 59th Indianapolis 500, with passengers Tony Hulman
(the owner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway) and Jim Rathman (winner of the 1960 Indianapolis 500).
3 Print Biographies |
3 Interviews |
2 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[When he was married on August 17, 1956, just 14 days after he met Lois]: We went to dinner every night for 14 nights. I was just absolutely nuts about her. I spent $77 on our honeymoon, and it about broke me.
He sued Universal, a second time, for $2.2 million regarding syndication royalties. The suit charged the studio with "deceiving him and suppressing information about syndication". He was supposed to receive $25,000 for each episode running in syndication, but Universal charged him "distribution fees", which was not in the contract. He also felt that the studio did not release the show to the ...
Personally honest, wisecracking, self-deprecating, reluctant, naturally masculine hero.