The next-door neighbor, Mr. Thornberry (Thorny), around the Activities of Ozzie and Harriet, and in addition performed the harried Mr. B in Hazel. He previously little initial desire for acting, but transformed his brain after performing using the Cedar Rapids Community Players, and following that went to research in the Pasadena Playhouse in LA. For quite some time, he and his sibling ran their personal cafe inside Disneyland known as The Metallic Banjo, ideal inside Frontierland. Carefully pursuing his Ozzie and Harriet Television part, he and his wife, Marion resided inside a farmhouse they designed themselves. He was a lifelong friend of Ronald Reagan , showing up with him in two movies and assisting his presidential marketing campaign in 1976.