Comic actor who was the original host of the game show Family Feud after previously being a regular on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In and The New Dick Van Dyke Show.
He ran away from home at age 14 to pursue a boxing career, and, after being discharged from the Merchant Marine, he pursued a career in comedy.
He played the role of Corporal Peter Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes.
He married Diana Dors in 1959, and the couple had two sons named Mark and Gary.
He starred on Hogan's Heroes with Bob Crane.