Played roles in notable films such as Little Women, as Professor Bhaer, and Of Mice and Men, as Fred. He also had guest appearances in shows including The Love Boat and Hawaii 5-0.
While studying law, he was persuaded to try his hand at acting where he debuted in the play The House.
He appeared as Beckerman in the 1969 version of The Italian Job.
He was married to both Lidia Bertolini and Ilse Fischer.
He appeared as Donettelli Vincenti in an episode of Charlie's Angels, which starred Farrah Fawcett.