Family & Companions
Cast (Feature Film)
After father's death, sent to live at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans Home in Knightstown, Indiana
At age 14, left the Orphans Home and went to work at the Indianapolis News
Film debut as an extra in "The Birth of a Nation"
Worked as a stuntman and assistant to Griffith on "Intolerance"; received first on screen credit
Acted in "Squaw Man", directed by Cecil B, DeMille
Appeared in both "The Affairs of Anatole" (for DeMille) and "Orphans of the Storm" (for Griffith)
Starred opposite Mae Murray in "Peacock Alley"
Put under contract by Warner Bros.