Played Bert Jefferson in a one-hour NBC adaptation of the Broadway comedy, "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
Returned to feature film work: made rare non-US film credit, the Italian-made crime film, "Sacco and Vanzetti"
Toured major US cities in a stage production of the hit comedy, "Mary, Mary"
Acted in the Broadway production, "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe", by Edward Albee; played Henry Macy
Again left films after playing the leading role in the cult William Castle horror thriller, "Macabre"
First TV series, "The Mask", an ABC mystery series in which he and Gary Merrill played lawyer brothers
Last film for six years, "Cyrano de Bergerac"; played second lead in adaptation which starred Jose Ferrer
Played the title role in the NBC serial drama, "Young Dr. Malone"
Acted on Broadway in the revival of the George Bernard Shaw drama, "Heartbreak House"
Acted with the Barter Theater Troupe
Enjoyed a notable Broadway success as Private Quizz West in the production of the Maxwell Anderson play, "The Eve of St. Mark"
Joined Maurice Evans' acting company; acted for two years in productions of "Henry IV" (as John of Lancaster), "Richard II" (as a servant to York) and an unabridged version of "Hamlet" (as a page); also toured with a production of "Richard II" in the same capacity
Played Richard in a revival of Eugene O'Neill's comedy-drama, "Ah! Wilderness" at the Guild Theater in NYC
Returned to Broadway in one of the three roles in another Edward Albee play, "The Man Who Had Three Arms", but play closed in 12 days
Returned to Broadway in the production, "I Am a Camera", playing the leading male role of writer Christopher Isherwood opposite Julie Harris
Returned to features in the operetta adaptation, "The Vagabond King"
Signed by Warner Brothers; made feature film debut in the war drama, "Destination Tokyo", starring Cary Grant and John Garfield
Acted opposite Katharine Hepburn in a production of the Shakespeare comedy, "As You Like It"
Left Warner Bros.; free-lanced in films for the next few years (date approximate)
Made Broadway debut as one of 90 extras in Max Reinhardt's production, "The Eternal Road"
Played Mortimer Brewster in an hour-long TV presentation of the Broadway comedy, "Arsenic and Old Lace"
Played Russell Barry on the ABC serial drama, "A World Apart"
Returned to Broadway in the hit comedy, "John Loves Mary"