University of Minnesota
Debut as TV series regular, "Twin Peaks"
Appeared in film, "Slaughterhouse Five"
Moved to New York; starred in one-man show about Eugene O'Neill; accepted recurring role on soap, "As the World Turns" (1956-)
Returned to acting full-time in late 70s
Directed stage productions; ran theater in St. Paul
After college graduation, moved to New York; worked three years at NBC as stage manager for "Philco TV Playhouse" (1948-56)
Moved to Los Angeles; appeared in numerous TV shows
Served in Europe with US Navy during WWII at age 17
Moved with family to Minneapolis, MN after ten years in Hollywood; earned doctorate; toured nation with regional theaters