Michigan-born stage and screen actor and husband of acclaimed film actress Ann Harding. He was the founder from the American Music Hall Theater Group in NEW YORK. He appeared opposing his wife in the 1929 film Her Personal Affair and in the 1930 film The Girl from the Golden Western world. He wedded Ann Harding in 1926. He starred opposing Celeste Holm in the 1950 Broadway creation of Affairs of Condition.