Served in the US Marines during WWII
While in college began working as a radio broadcaster hosting the hour-long show "International Hour"
Attended drama school in London
Settled in NYC to pursue career
Hired to appear on Broadway in "Mr. Roberts"
First Broadway musical, "Wish You Were Here"
Starred as a cab driver in the CBS sitcom "Joe and Mabel"
Film acting debut, "Kiss Them for Me"
Appeared in the film "The Bachelor Party"
Co-starred in "Flower Drum Song" on Broadway
Had title role of Sammy Glick in TV production of "What Makes Sammy Run" (NBC)
Made stage directing debut with "Harold", a play starring Anthony Perkins
Had lead in the sitcom "Harry's Girls"
Appeared alongside Bert Lahr in the musical "Foxy"
Replaced Eli Wallach in the play "Luv"
Had male lead in the Broadway musical "The Apple Tree"
Hosted the NBC game show "Personality"
Appeared in the Broadway comedy "You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running"
Directed and starred in the short-lived play "The Mother Lover"; opened and closed on same night
Made one-shot return to features co-starring in the musical "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever"
Won Tony Award for supporting performance as the slave Hysterium in the revival of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum", starring Phil Silvers
Hosted the syndicated game show "What's My Line?"
Performed in "The Frogs", a musical by Stephen Sondheim and Burt Shevelove produced at Yale
Final Broadway appearance in the play "Absurd Person Singular"; was the official photographer for the production