Acted as the co-producer from the Carol Burnett Display from 1967 to 1972 as well as the talent display Star Search from 1983 to 1986. He was raised in Ennis, Tx. He performed the organ at his Presbyterian Cathedral and performed music in his senior high school music group. He became among the best players of range programming through the Golden Age group of Television, making The Dinah Shoreline Chevy Present. He was coping with his wife Alice in Calabasas, California, when he passed away. He previously three sons called Baird, Robert III, and Chuck. He created special deals for such performers as Perry Como and Andy Williams.