Actor who all played the function of George Gershwin in the film Rhapsody in Blue and appeared in the film Imitation of Lifestyle. Being a stage professional, he made an appearance in Harbor Lighting and Men and Dolls. The kid of the Italian barber, he graduated from Stuyvesant SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in 1930. He started his entertainment profession after earning a talent competition. He gained a Tony Prize after performing in the Broadway creation of Men and Dolls. He fathered two professional kids: Anthony and Alan Alda. He made an appearance with his kid, Alan Alda, in two shows of the favorite Television series Mash.