Studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Art, in New York.
His wife, Marietta Bitter, was a concert harpist.
Enjoyed one of the longest careers in Broadway history; active there from 1919 to late 1975 (see "Other Works").
Became a member of the Screen Actors Guild in late 1935.
Alumnus of the AADA (American Academy of Dramatic Arts), Class of 1918.