His ugly mug was familiar on the screen during my youth, almost always as a bad guy, and very often as the most brutal sort of thug. You probably remember his face, if not his name. What you might now know?
He was married to his wife, Katherine, for 43 years, and they had eight children.
He was said to be the fastest draw with a six-gun in Hollywood.
He fought in the Battle of the Bulge.
His father was a shoemaker, who would have to relocate frequently when his factory closed down. As a rule, Doucette attended 32 different elementary schools.