American actor who played roles in several 1930s and 1940s films, including The Cradle Song in 1933 and Half Past Midnight in 1948.
He had an early uncredited role as a ballroom dancer in the 1931 film Born to Love.
His name and Clark Gable's both inspired the name of Superman's everyday persona, Clark Kent.
His nearly six-decade marriage to Augusta Kulek Taylor produced three children.
He appeared on Zorro, a television series that starred Guy Williams.