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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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1947:
Made stage debut in Chicago production of "Golden Boy"
1947:
Appeared with Woodstock Summer Playhouse
1955:
Made Off-Broadway debut in "Thieves' Carnival"
1955:
Early TV appearance, playing the Knave of Hearts in Eva Le Gallienne's production of "Alice in Wonderland"
1959:
Won a Tony for playing the beloved New York City Mayor in the Pulitzer-Prize-winning Broadway musical, "Fiorello!"
1962:
Portrayed Teddy Brewster in the Hallmark Hall of Fame version of "Arsenic and Old Lace"
1963:
Made film debut in "Love With the Proper Stranger" as the would-be suitor of Natalie Wood
1964:
Was regular player on "That Was the Week That Was"
1964:
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"
1968:
Played title role in Broadway production of "The Education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N"
1969:
Cast as regular on the NBC sitcom, "The Debbie Reynolds Show"
1971:
Made TV-movie debut, "A Step Out of Line" (CBS)
1972:
Played the boss on "The Sandy Duncan Show" (CBS)
1972:
Voiced the father for the animated series, "Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home" (syndicated)
1978:
Played Benjamin Franklin in the syndicated TV-movies, "The Bastard" and "The Rebels"
1974:
Played Howard Cunningham, father of Richie Cunningham, on "Happy Days" (ABC)
1984:
Had a recurring role as Amos Tucker on "Murder, She Wrote" (CBS) starring Angela Lansbury
1987:
Played title role in the series, "The Father Dowling Mysteries" (NBC, 1989; ABC, 1990-91)
1994:
Returned to Broadway as Belle's father in "Disney's Beauty and the Beast"
1997:
Headlined a US touring company of "Show Boat"
2004:
Guest starred as a toy maker named Ben-Ami on the series finale of the Christian video series "K10C: Kids' Ten Commandments"
2008:
Starred in the Hallmark Channel television movie, "Charlie & Me"
2010:
Appeared in "The Backup Plan," starring Jennifer Lopez

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