Actor of film and television who played the corrupt U.S. Senator Pat Geary in The Godfather, Part II and was also in Apocalypse Now. His flinty voice was featured over 70 times in film and television productions.
He earned a degree in law from the University of Oklahoma in 1948 after serving in the Army Air Force during World War II.
He appeared in the films Apocalypse Now, Nick of Time, Ed Wood, and The Long Kiss Goodnight.
He married twice and had two children.
He played Ben Bradlee in the 1999 comedy Dick, starring Kirsten Dunst.