http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/index.jsp?cat=ENTERTAINMENT&fn=/2006/07/17/436124.html&cvqh=itn_spillane I met Mickey a few times during the 1990s. Despite his gruff exterior he was extremely polite when addressing women, like most men of his generation. He called me "doll" once, which was cool. He is the only person my dad, RIP, was actually impressed to learn I'd met. He was definitely an unique man.