His one-man displays portrayed Harry Truman, FDR, and Can Rogers. During his life time, he received a Golden World Prize and an Emmy Prize. He joined up with the secret culture, Skull and Bone fragments, while participating in Yale College or university. In 1977, he performed Theodore Roosevelt in Bully. His grandson, Matty Witmore, competed in Survivor: Gabon. He was nominated for an Academy Prize for Best Professional for his portrayal of previous U.S. Leader Harry S. Truman in Provide ’em Hell, Harry!