Remembered for his character roles in such Western films and television series as Rio Conchos and The Lone Ranger, this screen actor also appeared in numerous science fiction and B movies, including Port Sinister and Target Earth.
In his early twenties, he acted in several Flash Gordon films. His early television credits include appearances in Annie Oakley and The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp.
He played the role of Sheriff Jim Billings in twelve episodes of the popular television series Lassie.
His more than six-decade marriage to Lucy Peters resulted in three children. His father, House Peters, Sr., was a silent film star.
In 1950, he played several roles in three episodes of The Gene Autry Show.