A Chance Meeting With the Real Colonel Sanders Inspired George Hamilton's Current Version

'You wouldn’t want to trust him with your mother or your girlfriend'

George Hamilton is sitting by the Royalton Hotel’s rooftop pool wearing a crisp gray suit—it’s much too chilly for swimming—and sipping a pink cocktail. At an age when many actors of his generation have slipped into Hollywood’s pastures, Hamilton, 78, a veteran of over 100 roles, is still going strong and clearly enjoying the attention.

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