An Italian American actor. Long married to comedienne Alice Ghostley, they appeared in the 1955 Broadway production "All in One"; however, they appeared in different segments. He appeared in the Tennessee Williams play "27 Wagons Full of Cotton" and she appeared in the musical "Trouble in Tahiti". Played one of the participants of the grueling dance marathon in the critically-acclaimed, Oscar-winning film They Shoot Horses, Don`t They? (1969). Chunky-framed Italiante character actor who played a number of hard-nosed ethnics on film and especially TV. Appeared with three stars of the TV show "Baa Baa Black Sheep" (1976). He appeared with Robert Conrad in two episodes of "The Wild Wild West" (1965), James Whitmore Jr. in a scene from the film The Long Riders (1980), and with Simon Oakland in Bullitt (1968).