He played Philip Norton in his first movie in 1947's Shy Guy.
His first television appearance was on "Goodyear Television Playhouse" in 1955.
He was married to Joan Alt from November 17, 1951- February20, 1992.
He had five children.
He is buried in Plainfield Cemetery in Rockford, Michigan.
In his final years he used his acting skills to help the homeless.
He spent his last days in Rockford, Michigan.
He wrote a memoir called The Seesaw Girl and Me.
He and wife Joan supported themselves by cleaning an apartment house they owned until they fell on further hard times and lost the building.
As he battled with his back pain he gained 150 pounds and lost most of his teeth.
He left Bewitched so he could devote himself to a full recovery.
During the fifth season of Bewitched he collapsed from his back pains and was rushed to the hospital.
He suffered a severe back injury from his work in They Came to Cordura.
He had an addiction to painkillers.
He was nominated for an Emmy in 1968 for his role in Bewitched.
He was in the 1960 classic Inherit the Wind as Bertram Cates a young school teacher accused of teaching evolution.
He performed with stars including Janet Leigh, Jack Lemmon, and Gary Cooper in movies.
He performed with stars including Paul Muni and Joanne Woodward in live television broadcasts.
He acted on Broadway in Tea and Sympathy and Bus Stop.
He began his career at age 15 as the star of the CBS radio program That Brewster Boy.