|Birth Day||April 12, 1891|
|Birth Place||New York City, NY|
|Age||128 YEARS OLD|
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.
He was raised in the Seagate neighborhood of Coney Island, New York and attended P.S. 158 alongside Bert Lahr.
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.