It's not the point that he came close to ruining his life with addiction; it's that he not only turned his life around, he's now thriving stronger than ever before. The phoenix of Hollywood." So true, love him!
July 1997 - Robert Mitchum, actor (Winds of War), died at Mitchum died in Santa Barbara, California, due to complications of lung cancer and emphysema. His body was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea.