Sound designer who pioneered "Foley Art" or the creation and addition of live sound effects to a film's picture in post-production. Individuals who practice this trade were subsequently called Foley artists.
In order to recreate the sound of footsteps on film, he recorded his own paces. He estimated he walked over 5000 miles in his work at Universal Studios.
He had one daughter.
He met Cary Grant when the actor was still a stilt-walker in Coney Island.