Was considered the "perfect butler" in scores of movies after he came to the United States in 1926. Celebrity spokesman for the Arthur Treacher's Fish and Chips fast food chain.
Arthur Treacher's Fish and Chips once had over 500 locations throughout the United States. The company was bought out by Orange Company in the 1970s and later sold to Mrs. Paul's Seafood. He served as a spokesman for the restaurant chain in its early years, underscoring the British character of its food.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6274 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960.
His ashes were given to his widow.