Won 2 Primetime Emmys.
Another 1 win & 6 nominations.
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For many years, and up until his death, he did radio commercials for Ruggles Ice Cream, and he wrote their jingle, "The Ruggles Ice Cream Tune." As of June, 2010, his voice-overs--both the song and his dialogue are still being used in Ruggles radio ads.
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Never being seen on Rhoda
(1974) as Carlton the doorman - and becoming well-known for it - gave him the idea of never being photographed directly in public or on film. Either he'd have something blocking his face, or he'd only be seen in silhouette.
Well-known for providing the voice to "Garfield" the cat on numerous television specials, series, and commercials.