American actor and host from the syndicated daytime talk show Hour Journal. He enlisted in the U.S. Military after graduating from Santa Monica Town College. He received the Day time Emmy for Exceptional Talk or Services Show Sponsor in 1984 and was nominated for five even more in his profession. He was wedded to second wife Mary Ann Mobley in 1967. He made an appearance in an bout of Dirty Sexy Cash with Donald Sutherland .