Playful actor who appeared in The Music Man and many comedy films, including Loose Shoes, Hey Babe! and It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. He portrayed Scuttle in The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea.
He was next door neighbors to future baseball legend Sandy Koufax as a child.
He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as well as a Golden Palm Star on Palm Springs' Walk of Stars.
He married Sherry Cohen in June 1955. They had three children together.