American actor and TV director who earned a Daytime Emmy nomination in 1979 for directing episodes of the series Captain Kangaroo.
He moved to Los Angeles in 1964 after growing up in Chicago.
He appeared in many beach party films of the 1960s, including Pajama Party, Bikini Beach, and Beach Blanket Bingo.
He was survived by his wife Sharon and two children.
He appeared in an episode of The Flying Nun with Sally Field.