Made stage debut as an impressionist at age 14 (date approximate)
Served as a US Navy seaman in World War II alongside Tony Curtis
Was a writer for the popular radio program "Bing Crosby's Kraft Music Hall"; reportedly got his big break when his impression skills landed him a last minute opportunity to stand in for Frank Morgan
Starred in the Off-Broadway revue "Curtain Going Up"
Hosted variety show, "Cavalcade of Stars" with Art Carney while Jackie Gleason vacationed
Hosted variety series, "The Larry Storch Show"
Starred with Joel Grey and Tammy Grimes in the Broadway production "The Littlest Revue"
Early film credits in "Gun Fever" and "The Last Blitzkrieg"
Acted in the film adaptation of "Who Was That Lady I Saw You With" entitled "Who Was That Lady" starring Dean Martin and Tony Curtis
Voiced Koko the Clown on the syndicated animated series "Out of the Inkwell"
Had a memorable recurring role on the New York-set sitcom "Car 54, Where Are You?", playing Charlie, a recovering alcoholic who becomes intoxicated by merely discussing his drinking days
Worked again with Curtis in the cute comedy "Forty Pounds of Trouble" and the war drama "Captain Newman, M.D."
Was featured in the romantic comedies "Sex and the Single Girl" and "Wild and Wonderful", both starring Tony Curtis
Sixth film with Curtis, "The Great Race"; first collaboration with Blake Edwards
Had memorable supporting roles in "Bus Reilly's Back in Town", "That Funny Feeling" and "A Very Special Favor"
Cast in a regular role of Corporal Agarn on the ABC sitcom "F Troop"
Played a disk jockey in a episode of "Get Smart!", the spy sitcom starring longtime friend Don Adams
Starred on the short-lived sitcom "The Queen and I" as the likeably scheming purser of the cruise ship Amsterdam Queen
Had supporting roles in the Western spoof "The Great Bank Robbery" and the sci-fi satire "The Monitors"
Contributed voice acting talents to NBC's animated series "The Pink Panther"
Featured in the ensemble of the oft-parodied disaster sequel "Airport 1975"
Reteamed with "F Troop" co-star Forrest Tucker in "The Ghost Busters" a CBS children-aimed live-action series matching the two bumbling paranormal investigators with a gorilla
Paired again with Tucker in the TV-movie Western "The Incredible Rocky Mountain Race" (NBC)
Played Dauphin opposite Tucker's Duke in NBC's children's adventure presentation "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"
Lent his voice to the Rankin-Bass animated special "Jack Frost"
Featured in the Blake Edwards comedy "S.O.B."
Voiced a character in the Rankin-Bass animated feature "The Flight of the Dragons"
Was the only white actor in the international tour of "Porgy and Bess", that included a four month run at Radio City Music Hall
Third film with Blake Edwards, "A Fine Mess"
Starred with famed sitcom moms Jean Stapleton and Marion Ross in a production of "Arsenic and Old Lace" that ran on Broadway (1986-1987) and completed a year-long US tour (1987-1988)
Featured in a production of "Oklahoma!" at Los Angeles' Dorothy Chandler Pavillion
Had a supporting role in the Off-Broadway comedy "Breaking Legs"; reprised role in 1993 West Coast production
Acted in the romantic comedy "I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore"
Featured in the spoof "The Silence of the Hams"
As himself, guest starred as Kelly's acting teacher in an episode of "Married... With Children"
Joined the cast of the Off-Broadway comedy "Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight"
Played Chief Sitting Bull in the successful touring production of "Annie Get Your Gun"