American actor who had popular functions as the corrupt mayor in the 1940 film His Woman Friday so that as the daddy in the Academy Honor nominated film Merrily We Live. He 1st became an entertainer performing vaudeville within the humor duo Kolb and Dill. In addition they did some brief and feature movies together. He performed the part of Mr. Honeywell on the tv screen series My Small Margie. He was wedded to Mabel Kolb from 1915 until he passed on. He made an appearance in the acclaimed film Adam’s Rib, starring Katharine Hepburn.