Canadian actor who was best known for his role in the CBC television show, The Beachcombers.
He was a part of the Stratford Festival where his acting catapulted him to fame in 1954.
He hosted the first Genie Awards in 1980.
He was married to Ida Gerussi until her death in 1964 and they had a daughter, Tina and a son, Rico.
He starred with Robert Clothier in the television series, The Beachcombers.