Character actor who performed in Broadway productions of You Can't Take It With You, La Cage aux Folles, and The Rothschilds. He was the 1971 recipient of a Tony Award.
He began his Broadway career as a stage manager.
He appeared in such television shows as MASH, Three's Company, Caroline in the City, and Cheers.
He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. He died in his home state at the age of seventy-nine.
He co-starred with Richard Dreyfuss in the 1984 film The Buddy System.