- Father died six weeks after his birth
- Dropped out of high school his sophomore year to help earn money for his family.
- Worked as a fireman, truck driver and bartender before acting.
- Got his first acting job by answering an ad in the local newspaper for Dracula and landed the lead.
- Josephine Craven — Daughter
- Joanne Leslie — Mother
- Nick Crnkovich — Father
- Sally Sutton — Wife
- Nicholas Craven — Son