Famous writer who wrote films including His Dad The Tie from the Blood, Love and Politic, and Tillie’s Punctured Romance (though this is uncredited). He began like a novelist, composing a minimum of two novels ahead of screenwriting. His Dad was the name of his 1st feature, and was released in 1913. Roy Del Ruth was his more youthful brother. He grew up in Delaware, exactly like vocalist Chuck Wicks.