He was a man who made good in the realm of popular culture before he tried his hand at politics. Like few before or after him, he reached the pinnacle of both “career” fields. Ronald Reagan was successful as an actor, and well respected in Hollywood during the golden age of cinema. He even served as the president of the Screen Actors Guild. As the 1950s came to a close, Ronald Reagan the actor was interested in being Ronald Reagan the policymaker. Enjoy 15 facts about Ronald Reagan you probably didn’t know.