(Late 1940s) Co-hosted (w.Bud Stefan
) "Hollywood R.S.V.P." on KTLA-TV, Hollywood, CA.
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Began his career in show business as a song-and-dance man in vaudeville. On screen, he often played tough cops or reporters. He had a recurring role as a police inspector in Columbia's Boston Blackie series of the 1940's. He joined Paramount after a wartime stint as emcee for the USO.
Yelled "Whooooaaaah Nellie" everytime something happened during his announcing of Hot Rod Derby, Roller Derby, and Wrestling.