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Also Known As: Died: April 30, 2007
Born: October 17, 1921 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...
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MILESTONES

1930:
Stage debut as a tumbler in "The Flying Zebleys"
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Served as a pilot in the US Air Force during WWII
1947:
Broadway debut, "Cyrano de Bergerac"
1953:
Film debut, "The City That Never Sleeps"
1956:
Was a regular on "The Steve Allen Show"
1960:
Appeared as Trinculo in "Hallmark Hall of Fame" production of "The Tempest"
1964:
Regular panelist, "To Tell the Truth"
1975:
Played Mr. Sullivan on "On the Rocks"
1975:
Played Cliff Murdock, a recurring character on the CBS show, "Newhart"
1977:
Cast as Damon Jerome, "We've Got Each Other"
1978:
TV-movie debut, "A Guide for the Married Woman"
1979:
Played Franklin Delano Bickley, the irasicble neighbor on "Mork & Mindy"
1982:
Cast as caretaker George Utley on the CBS sitcom, "Newhart"; earned Emmy nominations in 1984, 1986 and 1987 for Supporting Actor in a Comedy
1990:
Was series regular on the short-lived "Good Grief"
1993:
Appeared for the third time with Newhart on the short lived program "Bob" (CBS)
1995:
Had role of Floyd on "Grace Under Fire"
1999:
Cast in Rob Reiner's "The Story of Us" starring Bruce Willis and Michelle Pfeiffer
2004:
Played Lord Palimore in "Princess Diaries 2: The Royal Engagement"
2004:
Cast opposite Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis in the holiday comedy "Christmas with the Kranks"
2005:
Played the character Clown on the NBC series "Committed"

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