Played the role of Patty's dad, Martin Lane, on The Patty Duke Show.
He discovered his interest in acting while studying at UCLA, eventually becoming a member and future owner of the Circle Theater.
He appeared in countless TV shows including The Smurfs, Leave it to Beaver, and The Dick Van Dyke Show.
He married Rosemarie D. Waggner in 1949.
He was in the Nancy Drew series starring Pamela Sue Martin.