Educator who shared his TV neighborhood with generations of children on the television show, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
He played a role on the television show, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman in 1996.
He was very critical of Eddie Murphy's parody of his show on Saturday Night Live.
He entered the seminary before deciding to apply for a job at NBC.
He married Sara Joanne Byrd in 1952, and the couple had two sons named James and John.