He attended the HB Acting Studio.
He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in 1973 for Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy. He was nominated for The Heartbreak Kid.
He won an Emmy Award in 1978 for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Special. He won for The Paul Simon Special.
He released the autobiography It Would Be So Nice If You Weren't Here in 1989.
He is 6' (1.83 m).
He is friends with actor Gene Wilder.
He wears a toupee.