He starred in The Life of Riley and The
He was the owner of a grocery business that collapsed during the Great Depression.
It was not until age 30 that he began his acting career.
He remained married to Theresa Stefanotti, whom he wed in 1927, until his death in 1964.
He became famous for starring in the 1948 baseball biography, The Babe Ruth Story, along with co-star Claire Trevor.