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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"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." ...
In the late 1960s he focused on action films. Critics felt he looked too short, old and out-of-shape to be believable in those roles, and the films all flopped at the box office.
Often played stolid and macho action heroes in war films and westerns.