American actor who appeared in mostly action-adventure films including Rhythm in the Clouds in 1937 and The Green Hornet Strikes Again! in 1941. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He attended New York University for a short period of time and then worked as a radio announcer.
He originally wanted to pursue a career in opera.
He grew up with his family in Gasport, New York.
He appeared alongside Boris Karloff in the film The Walking Dead in 1936.