Criminal who successfully escaped from Alcatraz in June of 1962 and was never found.
He became an orphan at the age of eleven and subsequently pursued a life of crime that included juvenile delinquency, burglary, and bank robbery.
He was rumored to have the high IQ score of 133. His intelligence likely helped him and his fellow prisoners orchestrate an escape from Alcatraz.
He was born in Washington, D.C. and was abandoned by his parents when he was a young child.
He was portrayed by actor Clint Eastwood in the 1979 film, Escape from Alcatraz.