Ohio-born actor who performed in such Broadway musicals as The Gang's All Here, Ziegfeld Follies of 1931, Thumbs Up!, and Too Many Girls.
He began his New York theatrical career as a Dancer.
His numerous film credits include roles in Harold Teen and Ups and Downs.
He married Ruth Hedwig Dod in 1934.
He and Helen Morgan were both in the cast of the Ziegfeld Follies of 1931.