Scientist and engineer who created color motion picture film and produced the film 'The Viking.' His massive contributions to the film industry are commemorated on a star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood.
He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and MIT.
He was the co-founder of The Technicolor Motion Picture Corporation, which pioneered a color motion picture process which was used in countless classic films from the 1920's to the 1950's.
He had a daughter with his wife Natalie, and his daughter played the role of Bonnie Blue Butler in 'Gone With the Wind.'
He produced the film "The Viking" starring Donald Crisp.