Crazy-eyed comic actor who played Igor in Young Frankenstein.
He first aspired to be a jazz trumpeter at the age of 15.
He won the first Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor in his role as Igor in Young Frankenstein.
He got married to Lauretta Sullivanin 1952, and their relationship lasted until his death in 1982.
Gene Wilder wrote the role in Young Frankenstein that made him famous.