Was a 1960s TV icon to children in the New York City area as the star of "Sandy's Hour." His various comic creations, such as manic disc jockey Hambone ("So cut your grass so the ants can't pass!"), silent simpleton Norton Nork, blustery Big Professor, and all but intelligible Geeba Geeba, had as many fans among adults as ...
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Best known on his WNEW TV series for his various comic characterizations: Simpleton Norton Nork, who did everything in pantomime, the windy Big Professor, and manic disc jockey Hambone, the latter given to outrageous costumes and off-the-wall poetry ("Cut your grass so the ants can't pass.").