In 1962, he starred in an unsold pilot for a series about a San Francisco-based newspaper columnist called "Dateline". The pilot cost $200,000 and was shot on location.
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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"Pretending to still be the tough man of action isn't dignified for me any more. There comes a time when you're over the hill and there are plenty of great looking younger actors who can take your place. The action stars of today are making some wonderful films. There are no 'I could do it better' feelings in me. The younger they come, the better they get. That's why Olympic records are broken." ...
Was originally considered for the role of Roper in Enter the Dragon
(1973) but was thought to be too tall, compared to the actor he'd be sharing many action scenes with, Bruce Lee
-- the part eventually played by John Saxon
Virile, adventurous characters.