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[Of his longtime friendship with Frank Sinatra
]: Frank Sinatra was like a father to me. I feel very lucky to have known him so well and so closely. Every time I hear one of his songs, which is a lot, it brings tears to my eyes. My wife and I where very close to him and miss him greatly.
He was not cast as Lt. Robert Boyle in the pilot episode of Black Sheep Squadron
(1976), but rather, he was cast as Boyle in the series from the second episode through the end of the series's run in 1978.