American actor from the silent era who acted in 81 films, including ‘The Serpent’ and ‘Yellow metal and the Girl’. He went to the SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL of Business in NEW YORK, graduating in the course of 1911. He was originally designed to play Ben-Hur but was changed by Ramon Novarro. He wedded celebrity Seena Owen in 1916, plus they had a girl called Patricia. He and Lon Chaney Sr. had been both well-known American silent-era stars.