In 1971, he was involved in a freak accident at Mammoth Mountain, CA, when the tip of a ski pole pierced his heart. He made an amazing recovery and was back at work filming in Spain two months later.
He co-starred with Brian Keith and Virginia Mayo in the movie, Fort Dobbs (1958) in 1958.
He was born a twin.
He is a staunch conservative Republican.
Still enjoys meeting people and signing autographs while attending various Gatherings, Film Festivals and Western Heritage Events. His favorite event to attend is the Western Legends Film Festival held the last week of August each year in Kanab, Utah where many of the Hollywood westerns were filmed and where Clint was honored in 2004 for his role in the movie Fort Dobbs (1958). [June 2007]