Educated, University of California at Los Angeles educated, Jeff Corey Workshop, Hollywood.
Involved in political and social causes. Active Human Rights Watch, CONCERN/American, California State Commission on Judicial Performance. President Death Penalty Focus.
Served United States Marine Corps. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild.
Married Judy Hayden, 1963 (divorced). Children: Michael, Erin. Married Shelley Fabares, 1984.