Did Telly Savalas own a Rolls-Royce?
Yes he did. In 1981 he drove to a workingfight of the writersguild with his rolls!
The full name of the character played by Telly Savalas was: Theodopolous Kapsalis Kojak The picture behind his office desk in the show was supposed to be his grandfather, Theodopolous, for whom he was named. The middle name, Kapsalis, was a tribute to his real mother, Christina Savalas. Kapsalis was her maiden name before marrying Nicholas Constantine Savalas.
I believe it was a dum dum, but according to Wikipedia: "On filming Savalas' lollipops, Kevin said: "The lollipops scene took place in the fifth show, when we're in the office and we're about to do the scene, he said, 'I need something, you know?' And here's a guy standing over there with the Tootsie Pop sticking out of his shirt. Give me a Tootsie Pop, huh? Telly, they flipped it to him, doing it…