American actor best known for his portrayal of Captain Marvel in the 1941 version of The Adventures of Captain Marvel. He also starred as the titular character The Phantom, in the 1950 adaptation of the Lee Falk comic strip.
He began his career in silent films like the 1926 The Cowboy Cop, and later transitioned into "talkies."
He acted in two John Ford films, Stagecoach and She Wore a Yellow Ribbon.
He married Jeanne Martel in 1937.
He also appeared in The Mummy's Hand, starring Boris Karloff.