English stage, film and television actor who appeared as Klaatu in the 1951 classic film, The Day the Earth Stood Still. After serving in the Royal Air Force during WWII, he appeared in over 50 films.
He worked as a car salesman and manager at a rope factory before he decided to become an actor at age 26.
He was successful at multiple sports while attending college, including rowing, cricket and wrestling.
He was married to Maggie McGrath from 1946 until 1960 and they had one child together.
He starred in the Robert Wise film, The Day the Earth Stood Still, in 1951.