Wisconsin-born man most famous for his romantic relationship with, and subsequent multi-million dollar lawsuit against, the singer
He was born in La Crosse and first met Liberace in 1976 through movie producer Ray Arnett.
He was sentenced to 4 years in prison on drug and burglary charges in 2008. In 2014, he was arrested once again for probation violations and sentenced to 8 to 20 years in prison.
He was in a romantic relationship with dancer Bob Street before becoming involved with Liberace.
He was portrayed in Behind the Candelabra by Matt Damon, who was nominated for an Emmy for his performance.