Pennsylvania-born theatrical performer who appeared in Broadway productions of Fiddler's Three, Burlesque, and The Night Boat.
After leaving home in his mid-teens, he worked as a circus performer.
His film credits include roles in The Dance of Life, Woman Trap, The Struggle, and Behind the Make-Up.
He was married and had a brother named Hugh. He was killed at the age of forty-three in a train-car collision.
He appeared with Chester Morris in the 1929 film Woman Trap.