English actor who was simply a key person in Charlie Chaplin’s film ensemble and appeared in 11 of his films. He began acting in regional theatres in Scotland and Wales and was uncovered by Fred Karno, who had taken him to London to do something in humor. In 1918, he made an appearance in Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley. He was wedded to Fanny Gertrude Robotham from 1901 to 1917. He wedded Pearl Gillman in 1917. Mary Pickford ensemble him in Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley in 1918.