|Also Known As: ||
||April 26, 1986
||December 9, 1911
||Cause of Death:
||complications from stroke
||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Became a seaman and stevedore, then a NYC radio actor and stooge for the Marx Brothers
London stage debut as football player in "She Loves Me Not"
Broadway debut in "Point Valaine" starring Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne
Performance on stage in "Punches and Judy" won him a film contract with Samuel Goldwyn
Film debut, "Woman Chases Man"
Left Hollywood for stage; starred on Broadway as Lennie in "Of Mice and Men"
Joined Army Air Force and served overseas for 18 months, fighting in the Battle of the Bulge
TV debut on Video Theatre's "Hunt the Man Down"
TV series debut as Chief Dan Matthews on "Highway Patrol"
Starred on TV series, "The Interns"