One of the original cast members on the first three episodes of Saturday Night Live (1975) in 1975. After that, he made several more uncredited appearances on the show during the first season, including the prison warden in the classic Lifer Follies sketch.
Attended both New York's Hofstra University and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
He died on the same day as his The Entity (1982) co-star Alex Rocco: July 18, 2015.
Served for two years as vice president of the Screen Actor's Guild.
Has two daughters Jennifer Coe and Amy Bickers and four grandsons.
Entire eight season of Archer was dedicated to him. The story line was finding who killed his character Woodhouse.