Dapper star who picked up fame on TV's Bat Masterson and Burke's Law.
He received a scholarship for Chatham Square School of Music for his vocal abilities.
In 1953, he played a leading role in the film, The War of the Worlds.
He married Betty Claire Kalb in 1944, and the couple had two children and adopted a third.
He made a brief appearance in Steven Spielberg's 2005 remake of War of the Worlds.