To be a successful decathlete, one needs to be versatile. Rafer Johnson certainly is that and more. A native of Texas who became a standout athlete at UCLA, Johnson set record after record in the decathlon. After winning the silver medal in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, he took gold in the 1960 games in Rome and later was inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. After his athletic career, he moved on to acting and appeared in the James Bond movie “License to Kill” and numerous TV shows, including “Dragnet” and “Lassie.” He has also become an active spokesman for children’s causes and to promote the sport of track and field. Rafer Johnson is also well known for being part of Robert Kennedy’s 1968 presidential campaign and being one of the men who tackled assassin Sirhan Sirhan.
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**Rafer Johnson Speaker**
Rafer Johnson makes frequent speaking appearances on behalf of the Hershey’s Track and Field Games and the Rafer Johnson Children’s Center in California, which offers special needs students the chance to compete in track and field.
**Rafer Johnson Appearance**
Even people who weren’t around for his exploits in the 1950s and 1960s might remember the Rafer Johnson appearance in the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles when he lit the Olympic Flame.
**Rafer Johnson Endorsement**
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