He played juror number 12 in the classic courtroom drama, 12 Angry Men. He played Francis MacMillan in the 1987 film, Nuts.
He fought in the battles for Guam and Okinawa during WWII.
He spent 40 years in Hollywood, mostly playing character roles that ran the gamut, from war generals to bumbling businessmen.
He was married twice, and stayed with his second wife from 1972 until his death.
He starred as Philippe Douvie in the Blake Edwards film, Revenge of the Pink Panther.