Voice actor best remembered as the voice of John Arbuckle on the Garfield television special Here Comes Garfield. He was also a respected character actor who appeared on television series like Gunsmoke and in films like 1977's MacArthur.
He was born in New York City and made his acting debut on the series The Big Story in 1949.
He was one of the co-founders of the Town and Country Players theatre group in Hartford, Connecticut.
He was married to Charlotte Blaugrund.
He voiced the animated cat Garfield, created by cartoonist Jim Davis.