Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 230-231. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387
Has portrayed Ed Sullivan no-less than six times. (I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978), The Buddy Holly Story (1978), Elvis (1979), The Doors (1991), Mr. Saturday Night (1992), and Down with Love (2003).)
Invented the phrase "Really Big Shew" for his Ed Sullivan impression--Sullivan never actually said that.
As of March 2004 he was living in New York City, still active as actor and impressionist.
Son of Clara and Theodore Rauch. His parents were Jewish immigrants, his father from Poland and his mother from Romania.