The host of the show Hot Seat, he is most recognized for his epithet The Father of Combat TV.
When he was only 14 he landed his first job as a DJ at AM radio station, KIEV.
In 2000 The E! Channel aired an E! True Hollywood Story about his life.
He married his first wife Lillian Kamminga in 1954, but he was married at least five more times after that.
Like icon Elizabeth Taylor, he was married several times throughout his life.