The producer from the 1966 film A GUY Called Adam, he was the very first African-American to make a main Hollywood film. He also became well-known for his magic formula relationship to film superstar Inger Stevens. He was a superstar football player on the College or university of California-Los Angeles and was drafted with the Green Bay Packers pursuing his graduation. He was the very first black graduate from the UCLA Film College. He married the favorite Swedish celebrity Inger Stevens in 1961. Inger tragically dedicated suicide many years afterwards. His first creation, A Man Known as Adam, starred Sammy Davis, Jr.