He died on October 30, 1990, as did Tom Steele, with whom he co-starred in the serial Trader Tom of the China Seas (1954).
[on playing so many "heavies"] I like to play the heavy because they pretty well leave you alone, unless you go overboard. I love the heavies, and I love the reaction I get from people. "Why are you so mean on screen? You're not a mean guy at all". ...
Herman Arthur Lauter
White Plains, New York, USA
Ojai, California, USA
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