Comic actor who was often the foil for Lucille Ball in several of her Lucy programs including The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy, and Life with Lucy.
He was born with a cleft palate and sent to England for corrective surgery.
He was the first to play Flash Gordon.
He married Virginia Curley in 1937.
In 1989, he had a small role in the Tom Hanks film The 'Burbs.