Actor who have wore personal horn-rimmed eyeglasses and gained popularity for his function seeing that Howard Baker in 16 Candles. His various other credits include Boy of Flubber, How exactly to Body a Figg, and Gremlins. He viewed stage displays as a kid, and at age group 12 got a walk-on function in an area production. He performed roles in a large number of movies and tv shows, from Send Me No Bouquets with Doris Time, to Summertime, with Katharine Hepburn. He was raised in Griffin, Georgia. Rock and roll Hudson starred in another of his many movies, the 1964 edition of Send Me No Bouquets.