Best known for his roles as Al Delvecchio on the television series Happy Days and Murray the Cop on the television series The Odd Couple.
He started his own collection agency and became rich in the Southern California real estate speculation business.
He reprised his role as Al Delvecchio in the 1994 music video for the song "Buddy Holly" by the band Weezer.
He married Betty Farrell in 1981.
He co-starred with a young Ron Howard on the popular series Happy Days.