(late 1950s) TV commercials: L&M cigarettes
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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I dreamed all my life of being a movie star. Movies were my life. You had to have an escape when you were raised in a basement. I saw all the James Cagney
, Humphrey Bogart
and John Garfield
pictures. Odds against the world ... that was my meat.
He once worked at the Warners Theater in Beverly Hills as a doorman, usher and maintenance man, but was fired after putting his own name up on a marquee board as a promoting stunt. He also freely used his friendships with James Dean
and Elvis Presley
for self-promotion. He once claimed he was being stalked by a crazed female James Dean fan and had himself photographed at Dean's grave, pensively ...