By Susan DeMaggio
Actor Cliff Roberston spent his 88 years in many different real-life roles. He was a reporter in Ohio, a playwright, a World War II veteran, an aviator, director and a reluctant Hollywood whistleblower.
In this account of the 1977 scandal by Sean O'Neal at
, it all began when Robertson received a note from the IRS regarding a $10,000 check he had supposedly cashed, with Robertson soon discovering that his signature had been forged.
Despite being warned not to press the matter by many in the industry,...