He was best known for his hosting gigs of the Miss America pageant, the syndicated series Hour Magazine from 1980-88, and The Home Show on ABC from 1989-84. He also had guest roles on numerous series such as Hawaii-Five-0, Perry Mason, Charlie’s Angels, The Love Boat, and Friends.
He also appeared on game shows from time to time. Here he is on Super Password, from Christmas Eve 1986:
He is survived by his wife, actress Mary Ann Mobley and his 3 children. He was 74 years old. Rest in peace.