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He began to appear in films starting in 1926, occasionally showcasing his skills as a trombonist and overall musician as part of a jazz band in such movies and on radio as well.
He made other appearances in films such as My Best Girl, Safety in Numbers, and Let's Make a Night of It.
After the death of his first wife, he married Beverly Ricondo.
His first wife was legendary silent film actress Mary Pickford.