Stage actor and tenor who starred in more than twenty Broadway musicals, including Little Johnny Jones, The Siren, and No, No, Nanette.
When he was sixteen years old, he started performing with a vocal quartet.
He appeared in such silent films as The Voice in the Fog and The Smugglers.
He had a daughter named Denise with his second wife, Virginia O'Brien.
He performed in Little Johnny Jones, a musical featuring music and lyrics by George M. Cohan.