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|Also Known As:||Died:||November 21, 1993|
|Born:||January 22, 1934||Cause of Death:||prostate cancer|
|Birth Place:||San Francisco, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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After completing military service, began career as a male model and a performer in TV commercials
Worked in industrial films for Chrysler and General Motors
Made stage debut in a Detroit Civic Theater production of "The Boy Friend"
Spotted in an acting workshop; appeared in the early 1960s on the sitcoms "Dobie Gillis" and "The Joey Bishop Show"
Made feature film debut in a bit part in "Lonely Are the Brave"
Received critical acclaim for his role in the musical "Maxx" at the Coronet Theater in Los Angeles; led to a role in a 13-month run of the farce "Under the Yum Yum Tree" in Los Angeles
Played Tim O'Hara on the popular CBS sitcom, "My Favorite Martian"
Performed in the national company of "The Fantasticks"
Last feature film for seven years, "Speedway", starring Elvis Presley and Nancy Sinatra
Acted on Broadway in "The Paisley Convertible"
Played Tom Corbett on the popular ABC comedy-drama, "The Courtship of Eddie's Father"; also made his debut as a TV director on a number of episodes
Directed episodes of the popular detective drama, "Mannix"
Formed his own production company, B&B Productions
Played Anthony Blake on the NBC adventure series, "The Magician"
Was one of the celebrity panelists on the syndicated revamp of the 1950s game show, "Masquerade Party"
Earliest TV-movies directed includes "The Barbary Coast", the pilot for the TV series
Returned to feature films after a seven-year absence to play a leading role in "The Apple Dumpling Gang"
Starred as Dr. David Bruce Banner in the TV-movie, "The Incredible Hulk", which led to the series
Last feature film appearance, playing himself in the episodic spoof "The Kentucky Fried Movie"
Reprised his role as Banner for the popular CBS adventure series, "The Incredible Hulk"
Hosted the PBS children's series, "Once Upon a Classic"
Hosted the short-lived CBS magazine show, "The Book of Lists"
Executive produced and directed episodes of the CBS sitcom, "Goodnight, Beantown"; also starred as Matt Cassidy
Hosted the syndicated romance anthology program, "True Confessions", based on the magazine publication
Executive produced three "Hulk" films in which he reprised the role of Dr. David Banner: "The Incredible Hulk Returns" (1988), "The Trial of the Incredible Hulk" (1989) and "The Death of the Incredible Hulk" (1990); also directed the latter two
Underwent surgury for prostate cancer
Cancer reappeared five months later; spread to hip bone
Was the regular episode-to-episode director of the popular NBC teen sitcom, "Blossom"
Directed last TV-movie, "The Woman Who Loved Elvis"
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