Best known for his role as Lurch from The Addams Family and being the voice of 1970s television version of The Incredible Hulk.
In college, he was very involved in student government and the basketball team.
He played unusual and very tall characters in the series, Star Trek and I Dream of Jeannie.
He married Margaret Helen Jesse in 1956, and the couple had two children.
He worked with Gene Roddenberry on Star Trek.