Actor and movie director who all became blacklisted through the “McCarthyism” period of the first 50’s. Being a Television actor he made an appearance on displays like “Gunsmoke”. He was an performing pupil at Chicago’s Goodman Theater. He received the Culture of London Theater Special Prize in 1994. His little girl is normally Olivier Award-winning celebrity Zoe Wanamaker. He aimed Peter Falk on it detective series “Columbo: Grand Deceptions”.