Album (as "Wings Livinryte"): "Your Love Keeps Me Off the Streets" (RCA Records)
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on playing "Ramrod" the pimp in Vice Squad
(1982)], "It's interesting about that role. I didn't prepare a damn for it. I was doing the soap opera The Young and the Restless
(1973) and dying to get out of it; I'd been on it for about three and a half years. We were shooting it during the day and all night long I would do "Vice Squad." I was so tired I didn't have any social graces at all, so I ...
A star athlete during his high school days, he earned his "Wings" during his gridiron years when he played wingback. The moniker stuck. A severe knee injury ended any thoughts of a pro career.