How much did William Conrad weight?

While starring in the show he weighed a hefty 230 pounds (104 kg), and grew to a portly 260 pounds (118 kg) or more.

Was Robert Conrad really tough?

“I was the toughest singing linebacker they ever ran into.” At this time as a young man, Conrad said this reputation for toughness led him to hang with a crowd in Chicago who saw police like Adam-12 officers as adversaries. He was “born on the wrong side of the tracks on Chicago’s tough South Side,” a journalist wrote.

Was William Conrad a pipe smoker?

Kentucky native William Conrad first started smoking a pipe during his time as a fighter pilot in the Second World War. Those who were close to him knew that he preferred Charatan over any other pipe brand. In fact, you can find many photos of him enjoying a wide range of Charaton styles.