Floyd Simmons (Floyd Macon Simmons)

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Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Floyd "Chunk" Simmons served as a member of the 10th Mountain Division in World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart and Battle Stars. He is a two-time Olympic Bronze Medal Decathlete for the 1948 London Games and the 1952 Helsinki Games. The Gold Medalist both years was fellow American, Bob Mathias.

Handsome, dark-haired, athletic Floyd became a contract player at Universal-International where he appeared in a number of small roles in mid-1950's films, becoming friends with fellow contractee, Clint Eastwood. Read more...


Character: Commander Harbison, USN

South Pacific 1958