|Also Known As: ||
||September 12, 1953
||November 15, 1879
||Cause of Death:
||Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Left college to serve in the Spanish-American War as an infantry instructor in the rank of lieutenant
Made stage debut with Canadian stock company
Broadway debut, "Side-Tracked"
Became Broadway matinee idol with "The Bird of Paradise"
Film debut, "The Man Who Found Out"
Career interrupted by WWI service as a major in the cavalry
Worked for MGM shortly after its formation
Rejoined MGM where, with a few exceptions, he remained for the rest of his career
First sound film, "The Trial of Mary Dugan"
First film as Andy Hardy's father, "You're Only Young Once"
Died of heart attack while chasing vandals from his property; was to have appeared in "Sabrina" (1954)