Played the role of millionaire Thurston Howell III on TV's Gilligan's Island and James Dean's character's father in Rebel Without a Cause.
He was expelled from the Kentucky Military Institute for riding a horse through the cafeteria.
He is most famous for voicing Mr. Magoo.
He married Henny Backus in 1943 and was with her until his death in 1989.
He and Joan Davis played a married couple on the TV comedy series I Married Joan.