Appeared on Inside Edition
(1988) in 1995. In the report, he revealed that he had lost most of his money and was living in a small apartment in South Central Los Angeles.
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Did You Know?
I always had an awareness of the black revolution. When I was a kid, 9 or 10, I used to walk down Seventh Avenue and 125th Street with a sandwich sign on my back that said "Down With Jim Crow". -- GM, 1970 interview
He was a prominent opponent of Proposition 5, the California Clean Indoor Act of 1978, which would have mandated separate smoking & non-smoking sections in public facilities including restaurants & workplaces. He appeared in ads funded by Californians for Common Sense, a group funded by tobacco companies.