Bachelor of Science, Ithaca College, 1949. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ithaca College, 1949.
In 1951 he appeared in "Mr. Roberts" at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco. He is possibly best known for his role as Vince Caproni in the 1980s television series Falcon Crest.
He appeared in the series from 1982 to 1984.
In addition to acting, Basch has written several articles for the Los Angeles Times about traveling.
Cadet United States Air Force, 1944-1945.
Son of Harry Leo and Betty (Walsh) B.;m. Barbara Olsen, May 25, 1955 (divorced June, 1962). Married Shirley Slater, August 24, 1988.