Bachelor in Drama, Willamette University. Postgraduate, Royal Academy Dramatic Art, London, England. Student, Maria Ouspenskaya.
Student, Bobby Lewis. Student, Mira Rostova.
Served with United States Navy, World World War World War II. Member Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of television and Radio Artists.
Married Carole H. Kleinman, March 15, 1964. Children– Michael, Jan, Robin, Deborah.