Other film appearances included Cleopatra
(1963), in which he played Octavian, the later Emperor Augustus; It!
(1966), in which he played a Norman Bates character reminiscent of Psycho
; The Poseidon Adventure
(1972), in which he played Acres, a dining room attendant; Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry
(1974); Class of 1984
(1982); Fright Night
(1985), in which he played Peter Vincent, a television host and moderator of telecast horror films; and Overboard
(1987) in which he played a kind-hearted butler.
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