and later as a regular on the game show Match Game.
His final work was an autobiographical one-man show, Save It for the Stage: The Life of Reilly.
Reilly’s openly gay television persona was ahead of its time. A network executive told him “they don’t let queers on television.” Mr. Reilly later had the last laugh when he would page through TV Guide and count how many times he was on the air that week.
To quote Horatio J. HooDoo in Lidsville, "How’s that for a topper?"