American character actor best known for playing Corporal Henshaw on The Phil Silvers Show, Sam the butcher on The Brady Bunch, and Barney Hefner on All in the Family.
He won the Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts radio competition and began a career in theatre before moving to television.
He also appeared in television commercials for Frosted Flakes, Remington electric razors, and Liquid-Plumr.
He married Amalia Faustina Sestero in 1944, and they remained married until his death.
On The Brady Bunch, he played the boyfriend of Alice, portrayed by Ann B. Davis.