TV commercial (narrator) for 1979 Dodge Challenger automobile (1978)
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Did You Know?
"The first time I met John Wayne
, I addressed him as Mr. Wayne. "The name is Duke," he said. We were about to do a scene together and he showed me first how to act in the scene. When the take was over, he liked it so much, he ran up to me and gave me a bear hug and lifted me clean off my feet!" - on co-starring with John Wayne
in the films El Dorado
(1970), and The Train Robbers
His fatal 1983 heart attack stemmed from a 1967 mishap on the set of The Rat Patrol
(1966). While filming a chase scene, George's jeep flipped over, pinning the actor underneath the vehicle. George sustained a cardiac contusion, which never properly healed, and scar tissue subsequently developed.