IT AIN’T WHO YOU THOUGHT IT WAS!
Born in 1961 in a trailer in Tuscaloosa, this was one kid who knew how to switch identities as easily as shooting fish in a fishbowl. His shapeshifting ability would prove central to the incredible globetrotting career that would follow.
Tired of the beatings, he ran away from home at age 5. He took to the streets of D.C. and hung out at the grade school of hard knocks. Known as Smiley, he became proficient in 7 languages, lock-picking and petty larceny.