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Jim Johannsen aka Barry Lester
Norman Williams (as Stirling Hayden)
Appeared on Lee Phillips daytime talk show on NBC November 29, 1963 and discusses his novel "Wanderer".
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[on why he hated acting] Because, in the final analysis, an actor is only a pawn--brilliant sometimes, rare and talented, capable of bringing pleasure and even inspiration to others, but no less a pawn for that.
When the US entered World War II, Hayden changed his name to John Hamilton to obscure his Hollywood past, and joined the Office of Strategic Services--the predecessor of the CIA--headed by Col. "Wild Bill" Donovan, whose son Hayden had sailed with. Trained in guerrilla warfare, Hayden operated a fishing boat off of Yugoslavia to pick up downed Allied pilots and to supply Josip Broz Tito
Often played hard-drinking (possibly alcoholic) and scheming characters.
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