(5/25/75) Driver of the Buick Century Custom V-8 pace car at 59th Indianapolis 500, with passengers Tony Hulman
(the owner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway) and Jim Rathman (winner of the 1960 Indianapolis 500).
4 Print Biographies |
3 Interviews |
4 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
[When he got serious into becoming an actor after returning from the Korean War]: I had a wife and an 8-year-old daughter who had just gotten out of the hospital with polio, so I took on that responsibility.
During the filing of Grand Prix
(1966), it was discovered that he was actually too tall for Formula One racing. In order to fit in the cars, the seats had to be removed and he sat on the frame with just a towel or a mat protecting his posterior. Additionally, the roll bars needed to be removed and fitted with taller bars, so they would look realistic and not be noticeably shorter than the top of ...
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