Actor known as The Lovable Lush comedian on television who received an Emmy nomination for his work on The Dean Martin Show.
He gained fame early in his career in radio working as a staff announcer and for the reporting of the Ohio River flood of 1937.
He was a drunk on TV, but straight as an arrow in real life.
He married twice, the first in 1933 to Loretta Brooks and then Teri Brooks in 1950.
He was a guest on the The Dean Martin Show.