Actor who played the role of Fred Mertz on the television series II Love Lucy and had a role in the lesser known series My Three Sons.
He was employed for two years at the Union Pacific Railroad as an officer worker. He later was employed as a court reporter.
He was on an early TV show with actress Lucille Ball.
He married Edna Louise Broedt in 1914 and they divorced in 1927.
He played the husband of Vivian Vance's character Ethel Mertz on I Love Lucy.