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Also Known As: Died: April 7, 2007
Born: April 16, 1920 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1941:
Entered features directly after college; soon appeared in three films
1941:
First significant supporting role "Shadow of the Thin Man"
1947:
First feature lead, "Undercover Maisie" with Ann Sothern
1949:
Broadway debut, "Light Up the Sky"
1950:
Acted on Broadway in "The Rat Race"
1951:
Appeared in the hit Broadway comedy "The Moon is Blue"
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TV debut, a guest spot on the NBC live drama anthology series "The Chevrolet Tele-Theater"
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Appeared on the ABC anthology series "Pulitzer Prize Playhouse"
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TV series debut, starred as undercover G-man Bart Adams on "The Hunter", a Cold Way spy series on CBS and in syndication
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Starred in the CBS sitcom "My Favorite Husband"
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Played an American James Bond in a TV adaptation of Ian Fleming's "Casino Royale" on the dramatic anthology series "Climax!"
1956:
Supported Ginger Rogers playing an eccentric inventor in the Western comedy, "The First Traveling Saleslady"
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Starred on Broadway in Jean Kerr's sex comedy "Mary-Mary"
1963:
Reprised his Broadway role in the film of "Mary-Mary" opposite Debbie Reynolds"
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Appeared on Broadway in the hit comedy "Cactus Flower" (date approximate)
1967:
TV-movie debut, "The Borgia Stick", a crime drama
1967:
Starred in the busted sitcom pilot "Heaven Help Us" on CBS's "Vacation Playhouse"
1971:
Co-starred wth Janet Leigh in the unsold CBS comedy pilot "My Wives Jane"
1977:
Directed by Martin Scorsese in "The Act", a Broadway musical starring Liza Minelli; garnered a Tony nod for "Outstanding Performance By An Actor In A Broadway Musical"
1980:
Acted opposite Jack Nicholson in a small role in "The Shining"
1981:
Last film appearance, "Island Claws/Night of the Claw"
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Performed in the national company of "42nd Street"
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Performed in the Broadway company of "42nd Street"
1987:
Acted in a L.A. revival of "Light Up the Sky"
1990:
Starred in the national company of the comedy "Lend Me a Tenor"

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