Actor and real life war hero who starred as Lt. Roget in the 1957
He worked as a forest ranger before studying dram and acting at Los Angeles Junior College and Pasadena Playhouse.
He became interested in flying while filming 1940's Flight Angels and became a pilot for the Navy in 1942, temporarily leaving behind his acting career for the duration of World War II.
He married twice and had three children.
His sister-in-law was actress Peggy Stewart, who was the sister of his second wife.