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For a time he did ads for "Schlitz" beer. Later after the contract was finished he admitted on a talk show that he never liked the taste of the beer. (imdb.com)

Daughter Lisa is currently webmaster for genesimmons.com, the official website of Gene Simmons from the rock group KISS. (imdb.com)

Appears on the cover of Paul McCartney's 1973 album "Band on the Run". (imdb.com)

At the time of his death, he was at home listening to music and playing his flute. (imdb.com)

Appeared with Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson in two films, both of which were directed by John Sturges: The Magnificent Seven (1960) and The Great Escape (1963). (imdb.com)

Was a big fan of Shichinin no samurai (1954). His favorite character in that film eventually became the character he ended up playing in The Magnificent Seven (1960). (imdb.com)

He once played the gong on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962). (imdb.com)

In 1979 he started suffering from severe rheumatoid arthritis which at times left him debilitated. In 1998 a holistic healer started him on a dietary supplement, which resulted in a drastic improvement in his condition. (imdb.com)

College friend of his The Magnificent Seven (1960) co-star Robert Vaughn. (imdb.com)

He had a relationship with Lynsey De Paul. (imdb.com)

He has two children - James H. Coburn IV (b. 1961, a sound mixer) and Lisa (b. 1957, a web site designer). (imdb.com)

He co-wrote two songs with Lynsey De Paul, "Melancholy Melon" and "Losin' the Blues for You" that appeared on her album "Tigers and Fireflies". (imdb.com)

Was the original choice for the role of Hannibal Smith in "The A-Team" (1983), a role which later went to George Peppard. (imdb.com)

Despite being one of the stars, he had only eleven lines in The Magnificent Seven (1960). (imdb.com)

Was a pallbearer at the funeral of his friend (and his martial arts instructor) Bruce Lee. (imdb.com)

During the 1960s he was often compared with Lee Marvin.

Was the original choice for the role of Hannibal Smith in "The A-Team" (1983), a role which later went to George Peppard.

For a time he did ads for "Schlitz" beer. Later after the contract was finished he admitted on a talk show that he never liked the taste of the beer.

He once played the gong on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962).

Despite being one of the stars, he had only eleven lines in The Magnificent Seven (1960).

Was a big fan of Shichinin no samurai (1954). His favorite character in that film eventually became the character he ended up playing in The Magnificent Seven (1960).

College friend of his The Magnificent Seven (1960) co-star Robert Vaughn.

Appeared with Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson in two films, both of which were directed by John Sturges: The Magnificent Seven (1960) and The Great Escape (1963).

At the time of his death, he was at home listening to music and playing his flute.

Daughter Lisa is currently webmaster for genesimmons.com, the official website of Gene Simmons from the rock group KISS.

He co-wrote two songs with Lynsey De Paul, "Melancholy Melon" and "Losin` the Blues for You" that appeared on her album "Tigers and Fireflies".

Appears on the cover of Paul McCartney`s 1973 album "Band on the Run".

He has two children - James H. Coburn IV (b. 1961, a sound mixer) and Lisa (b. 1957, a web site designer).

In 1979 he started suffering from severe rheumatoid arthritis which at times left him debilitated. In 1998 a holistic healer started him on a dietary supplement, which resulted in a drastic improvement in his condition.

was a pall bearer at the funeral of Bruce Lee


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