He left The Dukes of Hazzard to film his own show Enos. When Enos was canceled after only 17 episodes, he returned to The Dukes of Hazzard until it was canceled in 1985.
He is married to a woman named Paula.
Sonny makes numerous benefit appearances, helping out with a number of different projects.
Enos was nominated for two "Peoples Choice" awards and for Sonny as "Favorite Male Performer in a New Television Program."
While he was working on Freedom Road, he had gained a reputation for playing a "bad guy."
Sonny is 6'2" (1.89 m) tall.
Sonny released a children's album called Back in Black in 1982.
He began a career as a professional model in 1961.
After his football injury at Florida State University, he finished his degree at the University of Georgia.
Sonny came back in 1996 and 1999 to film in The Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion and The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood.
In July of 2004, he was a guest star at the Western Film Fair in Charlotte, North Carolina.
His sons' names are Mark and Chris.
He landed a football scholarship at Florida State University but his football career was cut short from an injury.
He is a talented country and gospel singer.