Canadian actor who was simply most widely known for his part in the CBC tv program, The Beachcombers. He was an integral part of the Stratford Event where his performing catapulted him to popularity in 1954. He hosted the 1st Genie Honours in 1980. He was wedded to Ida Gerussi until her loss of life in 1964 plus they got a girl, Tina and a boy, Rico. He starred with Robert Clothier in the tv screen series, The Beachcombers.