Died: November 1, 2007
He toured professionally as the figure skating partner of the Olympic champion Sonja Henie.
At 13 he became a competitive figure skater; he was a featured performer in the Lake Placid Skating Club's ice revues.
He served as an Army glider pilot during World War II. After the war, he auditioned for Sonja Henie's professional figure skating shows, and was signed as a principal for the shows.
In 1950 he become Henie's partner for her Hollywood Ice Revue, and the pair skated in more than 1,200 performances over the next three years. In 1954 he retired from professional skating and joined CBS-TV as a publicity dire
ctor for the dramatic series Playhouse 90. In 1960, he started a public relations firm that represented Noël Coward, Judy Garland, Helen Hayes, Cole Porter, Jack Benny, Lucille Ball, Rita Hayworth, Ethel Merman and Carol Burnett, among others.