Despite having cerebral palsy and walking with great difficulty, Porter harnessed the power of spite to achieve his goals and was the top salesman for years in a four-state area for J. R. Watkins products, selling his wares door to door throughout Portland.
He first came to national attention in 1995 when his life was written about in The Oregonian newspaper, back when people actually read newspapers. He was then written about in Readers Digest when it was still a decent publication. Porter also portrayed himself in the film, “RECOiL.”
Macy portrayed Porter in 2003 on TNT, before they started solely running reruns of “Castle.” Continue reading