Starred in a comedy pilot for NBC called "The Swingles". The show was set in an apartment building with the residents would meet in the stairway, backyard, basement, etc., and trade one-liners, a la Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
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Stocky, bespectacled New York comic actor with distinctive Brooklyn tones discovered by Katharine Hepburn while performing in a play at USC. After she put him into his first film Adam's Rib (1949), he went on to perform in a number of loveable, sometime dim-witted roles on TV ("Alice") and in cartoons ("Top Cat").
Thick Brooklyn accent and equally thick, black horn-rimmed glasses