In 1959 along with Eddie Foy Jr. and Florence Halop, he starred in "Fit as a Fiddle" - an unsold comedy pilot about a dance academy.
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on his initial reaction to "I Love Lucy"] I didn't think the thing had a chance. We did the lines over and over again, and it was like eating stew every night - stale and not a bit funny.
When he died in 1966, his gross estate totaled $92,446, and his assets were on track to grow after he died. He had a residual deal for I Love Lucy
(1951), which was unique to performers of the day; he was to be paid in perpetuity. His estate and heirs were paid for decades for rerun revenues.
Played numerous sarcastic characters, through out his career.