Where Is He Now: Jan-Michael Vincent (Actor) as Byron - The Winds of War.
Name: Jan Michael Vincent
Born: July 15, 1944 in Denver, Colorado
Claim To Fame: Jan-Michael Vincent
was the Brad Pitt of his generation. He was one hot actor... In the 1970s and
80s he was a very successful movie and TV actor with great looks, money, fame
and family. His major roles included the romantic lead in The Winds of War
and the dashing fly boy in the TV drama Airwolf.
Family Life: He's been married twice and has a daughter.
Info: A long term struggle with drugs
and alcohol hurt his career. He hit rock bottom on the set of a movie in 1996,
when he was too drunk to remember his lines. That same year his drinking led to
a horrible car accident that resulted in a broken neck and has left him with
damaged vocal cords, he can speak only in a raspy whisper.
Went to Elementary and High school in Hanford, California, Graduated from
Hanford High School in 1963
He has been in and out of jail. Some for his abuse of drugs and alcohol and in
July 2000 he was arrested for an altercation with his wife.
He has been in and out of rehab programs also.
Trivia: Was the studio's choice to play the role of Hooper in Jaws, but Spielberg wanted Richard Dreyfuss.
Where Is He Now: he last thing he appeared in is a movie called
Whiteboy. There are reports that he is now living in Vicksburg,