Telly Savalas — American Actor born on January 21, 1924, died on January 22, 1994

Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas was an American film and television actor and singer, whose career spanned four decades. Perhaps best known for playing the title role in the 1970s crime drama Kojak, Savalas was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Birdman of Alcatraz... (wikipedia)

We're all born bald, baby.
I came from a tough neighborhood. I used to be a 'dirty Greek.'
I'm a proud Greek. I carry my Hellenism like a badge of merit.
I was born with a romantic nature, and I'll carry it to my grave.
I'm a romantic realist. I knew I would become a star, just as I know some day the bubble will burst.