Biography

He was a very familiar face in movies and on television during the 1940s, 50s and 60s. He was usually seen playing an intellectual, a good friend or a snob in such films as The Incredible Mr. Limpet (with Don Knotts), When Worlds Collide, Monkey Business (with Cary Grant), The Eddie Duchin Story (with Tyrone Power) and Daddy Long Legs. He is probably best rememered as Harry Morton (1953-58) on the George Burns & Gracie Allen Show and as the stuffy Roger Addison, next door neighbor of Mr. Ed (produced by George Burns' McCadden Productions).

He was a very familiar face in movies and on television during the 1940s, 50s and 60s. He was usually seen playing an intellectual, a good friend or a snob in such films as The Incredible Mr. Limpet (with Don Knotts), When Worlds Collide, Monkey Business (with Cary Grant), The Eddie Duchin Story (with Tyrone Power) and Daddy Long Legs. He is probably best rememered as Harry Morton (1953-58) on the George Burns & Gracie Allen Show and as the stuffy Roger Addison, next door neighbor of Mr. Ed (produced by George Burns' McCadden Productions).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 38

Birthday 1896-06-13

Day of Death 1963-08-26

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1964 The Incredible Mr. Limpet as Admiral P.P. Spewter
1963 Vacation Playhouse (1 episode)
1962 Boys' Night Out as Mr. Bingham
1961 Mister Ed (143 episodes)
1960 Who Was That Lady? as Parker
1957 Stopover Tokyo as High Commissioner
1957 The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour (1 episode)
1957 The Wayward Bus as Elliott Pritchard
1957 The Buster Keaton Story as Lawrence "Larry" Winters
1956 The Eddy Duchin Story as Leo Reisman
1955 Daddy Long Legs as Ambassador Alexander Williamson
1954 Gypsy Colt as Wade Y. Gerald
1953 Give a Girl a Break as Felix Jordan
1953 A Lion Is in the Streets as Robert L. Castleberry IV
1953 Inferno as Dave Emory
1953 She's Back on Broadway as Mitchell Parks
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1952 Above and Beyond as MajGen Vernon C. Brent
1952 Something for the Birds as Roy Patterson
1952 Monkey Business as G.J. Culverly
1952 Carson City as William Sharon
1952 The Light Touch as Mr. R. F. Hawkley
1952 About Face as Col. Long
1951 Too Young To Kiss as Danny Cutler
1951 Come Fill The Cup as Julian Cuscaden
1951 Bannerline as Stambaugh
1951 When Worlds Collide as Dr. Cole Hendron
1951 Bright Victory as Jess Coe
1951 Follow the Sun as Jay Dexter
1951 Francis Goes to the Races as Head Steward
1951 The Mating Season as George C. Kalinger, Sr.
1950 Three Secrets as Mark Harrison
1950 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (291 episodes) as Harry Morton
1950 Mister 880 as James F. Lee - Skipper's Attorney (uncredited)
1950 My Blue Heaven as Doctor (uncredited)
1950 Stella as Gil Wright
1950 I Was a Shoplifter as Harry Dunson
1949 Whirlpool as Mr. Simms

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