Played the role of Eb Dawson on the television series, Green Acres and could not escape his typecasting fate after the show's run was over.
He briefly worked as a teacher in Purcell, Oklahoma before leaving for Los Angeles to act.
He appeared in the movies, Gordy and Benji.
He married Kaylie Lester in 2007 at the age of 68.
He was very good friends with Eddie Albert.