Driver of the Oldsmobile Delta 88 pace car at 61st Indianapolis 500, with passenger Tony Hulman
(the owner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Holman's last appearance at an Indy 500 before his October 27, 1977 death).
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on his conflicts with Warner Brothers, in relation to his contractual obligations to the television series Maverick
(1957)] They really stuck it to me. I was young and dumb. I said a couple things about being under contract that they didn't like, like that I felt like a ham in a smokehouse. They were waiting to get back at me by laying me off. We went to court and got out of my contract. I ...
He was very disappointed about his series, The Rockford Files
(1974), being cancelled due to his illness. He accepted his doctor's advice and learned that season 6 was his last.
His voice was heard at the beginning of every episode of The Rockford Files
(1974) on the outgoing message for Jim Rockford's answering machine.