He played Jack in the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers film. His other roles include Mack McGee in the original Angels in the Outfield and Solly in The Defiant Ones.
He had a small role in the Oscar-winning Best Picture, All the King's Men.
He directed several episodes of the sitcom Grindl, which his wife starred in.
He was married to Imogene Coca for almost 30 years.
He appeared as an ambulance driver in the 1951 film, Storm Warning, which starred future president Ronald Reagan.