First job in showbiz was at the age of 4 or 5, modeling children's underwear.
Was Edgar Bergen's stage manager for the ventriloquist's 1941 tour.
Served as a captain in the Army Air Force during WWII.
Was a self-taught cartoonist who had his work published in The New Yorker.
Best known for his roles on Seinfeld and in the romantic-fantasy film Somewhere in Time.
Won a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award in 1983 for his performance in Old Friends at the Actors Forum.
Wrote, produced and starred in the one-man show Twisted Twain.
1993, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
Fran MacLachlan Erwin — Wife (deceased)
Lindsey Erwin — Daughter
Timothy Erwin — Son
Mary Gene Cosper — Sister
Mike Erwin — Son
Kelly — Daughter
Attended San Angelo College, San Angelo, Texas, United States; University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States (BA in Journalism, 1935); Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, California, United States (MA in Theatre Arts, 1941)