Oct. 12, 1993 Laguna Beach Orange County California, USA
Actor. The son of Russian immigrants, he was best known for his fatherly roles in films and television, most notably that of 'Colonel Gordon' in the television series "Mr. Ed". He was one of the original founders of the Screen Actors Guild, and served as it's President 1957 to 1958. He appeared in more than 100 films including "Murders In the Rue Morgue" (1932), "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo," "They Were Expendable," "Little Women" (1939), and "Peyton Place".