Quote: "She was one of a kind. She could stay up all night and play cards with you or get on a plane and go anywhere. She was fun. She was bigger than life... We were friends right up until she passed away. I probably have more personal memories from her than anyone. A year with her could fill a lifetime." Actor George Hamilton has fond memories of his late lover Elizabeth Taylor.
Quote: "I once went to the track with Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson. I asked Michael to pick a horse. He said, 'Oh no, I'm a Jehovah's Witness.' So I told him to just put his hand down on the race card. His hand came down on this horse that was a 30-1 shot. I bet on that horse and it won. I came over to Michael and said, 'We won!' I tried to give the money to him, but he screamed and tore off running." Actor George Hamilton reflects on an encounter with the late King of Pop.
Fact: Actor George Hamilton is to be honoured with the 2,388th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He will unveil the star on 12 August (09), with James Caan serving as guest speaker.
Fact: Actor George Hamilton is recovering from surgery after having his right kneecap replaced. The 69-year-old star injured his knee while on Broadway in musical Chicago and he underwent surgery in Chicago, Illinois on Thursday (21May09).
Quote: "I got a tan once, and girls started hitting on me. That's when I locked down the tan. I thought 'I've got to always be tanned'." Actor George Hamilton explains his dark skin tones.
Quote: "I woke up this morning and felt exactly like (JOHN) MCCAIN - but I look like (BARACK) OBAMA." Actor George Hamilton pokes fun at his famous tan.
Fact: Renee Zellweger's new movie will be dedicated to late TV mogul MERV GRIFFIN. MY ONE + ONLY is inspired by a story that actor George Hamilton shared with Griffin about his early life on the road with his flamboyant mother and brother. It was one of the last projects the game show great was working on when he died a year ago (Aug07).
Quote: "My friend George Hamilton did it, and George was terrific and he enjoyed it. If I need to lose a few pounds, maybe I'll try it." Al Pacino admits he'd consider hitting the dancefloor for U.S. talent show DANCING WITH THE STARS.
Fact: <p>Veteran actor George Hamilton is dancing through the pain as he competes on US TV reality show Dancing With The Stars, because he broke four ribs late last year (05) when he fell from a yacht. </p>