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Also Known As: Died: April 15, 1949
Born: April 1, 1885 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1902:
Joined Ringling Bros. as assistant elephant trainer
1905:
Debut as stage performer
1913:
Signed with Essanay; moved to Hollywood; film acting debut
1925:
Worked primarily for Paramount Studios
1930:
Signed with MGM (where he would stay for the rest of his career); became a star with his roles in the hit films, "The Big House" and "Min and Bill", the latter the first of several films in which he was teamed with Marie Dressler
1940:
Made first of seven films with character actor Marjorie Main as his leading lady, "Wyoming"; returned to the annual list of top ten boxoffice stars
1948:
Starred in last film, "A Date With Judy"

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