In a career spanning 35 years, he made an appearance in the notable film Jason and the Argonauts and played a Captain on the RMS Titanic in the 1958 film A Night to Remember.
His first role came in 1948 in the British fantasy comedy A Piece of Cake.
He had a well known role in the ABC series The Fugitive.
He was married to Vera Bocca from 1939 until he passed away.
He played a Judge on The Persuaders! which starred one of the few men to play the title character in the James Bond film series, Roger Moore.