Star of NBC's kids program, The Doodles Weaver Show and also appeared on TV classics like Dragnet and The
He began his showbusiness career on the radio, as a guest on Rudy Valley's program and on the Kraft Music Hall.
His television debut came on the Colgate Comedy Hour, where his routine in a mock Ajax cleaner commercial was such a hit that the network gave him his own show.
His niece was the actress,
He was a member of Spike Jones' City Slickers band on the radio, and after turning to television was a guest star on The Spike Jones Show.