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|Also Known As:||Died:||October 19, 2010|
|Born:||October 1, 1927||Cause of Death:||staph infection|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Made stage debut in Chicago production of "Golden Boy"
Appeared with Woodstock Summer Playhouse
Made Off-Broadway debut in "Thieves' Carnival"
Early TV appearance, playing the Knave of Hearts in Eva Le Gallienne's production of "Alice in Wonderland"
Won a Tony for playing the beloved New York City Mayor in the Pulitzer-Prize-winning Broadway musical, "Fiorello!"
Portrayed Teddy Brewster in the Hallmark Hall of Fame version of "Arsenic and Old Lace"
Made film debut in "Love With the Proper Stranger" as the would-be suitor of Natalie Wood
Was regular player on "That Was the Week That Was"
Played the too-understanding husband of Angela Lansbury's character in the Peter Sellers cult comedy, "The World of Henry Orient"
Starred in US tour of "Luv"
Played title role in Broadway production of "The Education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N"
Cast as regular on the NBC sitcom, "The Debbie Reynolds Show"
Made TV-movie debut, "A Step Out of Line" (CBS)
Played the boss on "The Sandy Duncan Show" (CBS)
Voiced the father for the animated series, "Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home" (syndicated)
Played Benjamin Franklin in the syndicated TV-movies, "The Bastard" and "The Rebels"
Played Howard Cunningham, father of Richie Cunningham, on "Happy Days" (ABC)
Had a recurring role as Amos Tucker on "Murder, She Wrote" (CBS) starring Angela Lansbury
Played title role in the series, "The Father Dowling Mysteries" (NBC, 1989; ABC, 1990-91)
Returned to Broadway as Belle's father in "Disney's Beauty and the Beast"
Headlined a US touring company of "Show Boat"
Guest starred as a toy maker named Ben-Ami on the series finale of the Christian video series "K10C: Kids' Ten Commandments"
Starred in the Hallmark Channel television movie, "Charlie & Me"
Appeared in "The Backup Plan," starring Jennifer Lopez
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