Marty Ingels has performed as a standup comedian, television costar, and film actor. He made his film debut in Armored Command (1969) and appeared regularly on The Dick Van Dyke Show as Sol Pomeroy. Ingels has also supplied voices for animated characters (Beegle Beagle, Pac-Mac).
In addition to performing, Ingels has worked as an agent and was responsible for Orson Welles becoming a spokeman for Paul Masson wines.
He has been married to actress Shirley Jones since 1977 and is the stepfather of Shaun, Ryan, and Patrick Cassidy.