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|Known for:||Underdog, The Bedford Incident, Spencer's Mountain|
|Birth name:||Wallace Maynard Cox|
|Birthday:||6 December 1924, Detroit, Michigan, USA|
|Height:||5' 6" (1.68 m)|
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TriviaChildhood friend and sometime roommate of Marlon Brando Upon his death, Brando was chosen to spread Cox's cremated ashes. Wrote a mystery novel for children, "The Tenth Life of Osiris Oakes," about a young boy who steals a mummified cat from a museum, only to have it come back to life. For over six years (1966-1973), he was the upper left square on "The Hollywood Squares" (1965) game show. Had a short recording career releasing records on the George and Arvee record labels. Provided the voice role for the animated superhero Underdog on "Underdog" (1964). Was a childhood friend of Marlon Brando. The young Brando once tied the young Cox to a fence and left him in bondage overnight. They later met again in New York City in the 1940s and became best friends, a friendship that lasted until Cox's death. Was the television spokesman for Canada Dry's Sport Cola circa 1970.