Played the role of Eddie Haskell in the original and revived versions of the television show, Leave It to Beaver.
He expressed an interest in acting when his mother took him to study dance, drama, and diction.
After he learned that he was typecast from his role in Leave It to Beaver, he became a law enforcement officer for the LAPD.
He married Sandra Purdy in 1969 and they two children born in 1971 and 1974.
He had a small role in the film, So Big (1953), which starred Jane Wyman.