Appreciated for his roles in Mr. Smith Would go to Washington, THE PERSON Who Found Supper, and over a hundred various other films from the 1930s and ’40s, this prolific display screen actor also got a almost four-decade career being a Broadway performer. Before you begin his acting profession, he went to Harvard Law College and proved helpful briefly as a lawyer. He produced his display screen debut within the 1931 film The Superstar Witness. He performed a small function within the John Ford-directed 1940 film version from the John Steinbeck book The Grapes of Wrath. He was created in Columbus, Ohio, to previous Union Military general John G. Mitchell. His great-uncle, Rutherford B. Hayes, was Leader of america during the past due 1870s and early 1880s. He made an appearance with display screen legend Cary Offer within the 1944 film edition of Arsenic and Aged Lace.