Renowned stage actor who was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor for his work in the musical "Working". He is also known for being the voice of Maurice in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast".
His first screen role came on the series "Lux Video Theatre" in 1952.
He had a heart attack right before the opening of the stage musical "1776", where he was to play Benjamin Franklin.
He was married to a woman named Claire up until his death in 2000.
He co-starred with Actress Patti Lupone in the stage musical "Working" in 1978.