American comedian and active Christian evangelist who is considered an expert on the subject of Satanism. His first album, entitled Alive, was released in 1975 and was very popular on Christian radio stations.
He was an orphan after his mother died in a car accident in 1955 and his father died in 1958. In 1965, he became a Satanist and enlisted in the United States Navy in 1966.
He wrote a book in 1973 called 'The Satan Seller,' which became a religious best-seller in several short months.
He was divorced 3 times, and married his fourth wife Susan Patton in 1991 only six weeks after his last divorce.
He was in the United States Navy as was Vietnam veteran Richard Marcinko.