Actor who appeared in more than one hundred films and on televison. His film credits include Suddenly, with Frank Sinatra, The Diary of Anne Frank, Hello Dolly, and Missouri Breaks, which would be his last. He was a regular on the TV series Gunsmoke from 1966 to 1975, as the rancher Mr Halligan. He was beaten to death by burglars in his apartment on March 6, 1979. Ironically, he lived close to actor Victor Kilian, who was also murdered in a similar fashion days later. The two had guest starred on an All in the Family episode, which was broadcast on March 25, 1979, after their deaths.
- February, 21, 1896
- March, 06, 1979