French actor portrayed Cpl. Louis Le Beau in the long-running war comedy, Hogan's Heroes.
He was the only member of his family to survive Nazi concentration camps during WWII.
He found success as a recording artist both in France in the U.S. while signed with Capitol Records.
He had thirteen older siblings and was married to Natalie cantor Metzger from 1965 to 1997.
He played Aladdin opposite Paul Henreid in Thief of Damascus (1952).