British actor best known for his role as Ernest Grainger on the television series, Are You Being Served?
He was first interested in becoming a teacher but could not find a job in the field, and soon became interested in theatre.
He quit acting after the death of his wife.
He was married to Elizabeth Addyman from 1929 until her death in 1978 and they had a daughter, Joanna.
He co-starred with actor, Frank Thornton in Are You Being Served?