Was cast in his feature film debut Mister Rogers (1955) after director John Ford saw him perform in the show on Broadway.
Was also an accomplished painter who was featured in the book Actors as Artists.
Mainly a small-screen player, he was best known for his Golden Globe/Emmy-nominated stint as the captain of a trio of trendy crime fighters on The Mod Squad. He also appeared on a number of other cop shows, including Police Story, Kojak and ChiPs.
1970, Emmy — Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Drama: Nominee
1971, Golden Globe — Actor in a Supporting Role- Television Series: Nominee
Selma Andrews — Mother
Julianna — Daughter
Gina — Daughter
Norma Thornton — Wife (deceased)
Barbara Andrews — Daughter
George Andrews — Father
John Andrews — Son
Steve Andrews — Son
Tony Andrews — Son
American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, New York, United States