(May 1, 1917 - May 19, 1996) was an American baseball player/actor. He was born in Los Angeles, California.
He was a major league baseball player from 1939 to 1953, save for three years of military service (1942-1945). He played second base and shortstop for the St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians, and Pittsburgh Pirates. The 1948 Cleveland Indians, of which he was a part at that time, won the World Series that year. After injuring his leg in 1953, he retired from baseball and returned to acting (he appeared in his first film in 1948).
After appearing in more than a dozen B-movies, as well as the espionage series I Led Three Lives, he was offered the role of Dr. Steve Hardy on the soap opera General Hospital. He played the role from the show's inception in 1963 until his death in 1996.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
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