Producer and director of television classics like M*A*S*H, F Troop, and McCloud.
He was the voice of Tokyo Mose during World War II, the lighthearted American response to the propagandistic Tokyo Rose broadcasts from Japan.
He was the radio announcer for Jack Paar and Bob Hope and appeared in television shows like I Love Lucy and on film in The Great Bank Robbery.
He grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
He was the director of more than 100 episodes of The Real McCoys sitcom starring Walter Brennan.