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.
1971, Golden Globe — Actor in a Supporting Role- Television Series: Nominee
1970, Emmy — Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Drama: Nominee
Tony Andrews — Son
Norma Thornton — Wife (deceased)
Selma Andrews — Mother
Julianna — Daughter
Gina — Daughter
Steve Andrews — Son
Barbara Andrews — Daughter
George Andrews — Father
John Andrews — Son
American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, New York, United States