Dick Bass started as Sergeant McEvoy in Daktari (TV Series)
Bass played Wendel
l Vernin in the show The Young Lawyers
Then in 1970 he played a football player in Bracken's World (TV Series)
Ironside (TV Series), Adam 12 and Sanford and Son all had a role for Bass as well.
In Adam 12 he was a down and out football player turned armed robber