Prominent comic actor who made an icon of the character Nicely-Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls on Broadway and in film. He also appeared in Ellis Island and Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?
He was born in New York City on the last day of the First World War.
He was featured in the role of Marvin Acme in the 1988 film, Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
He was married twice - first to Jeanne Watson, then to Angela Bracewell.
He co-starred with Nat King Cole in the 1965 film, Cat Ballou.