Musician and stage actor best known as the husband of acclaimed author
He appeared in the Broadway production of The Duchess of Malfi in the late 1940s.
He played guitar and viola and studied music at Harvard University. Later, he received a forestry degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and worked for a time as a forest ranger.
His mother's second husband was Lloyd Wright, the son of renowned architect
He married Anais Nin in 1955. Nin was, at the time, still technically married to Hugh Parker Guiler, although Pole was under the impression that the two had divorced.