He played personal eye Kilometers Archer in The Maltese Falcon and area lawyer Thomas Mara in Wonder on 34th Road. He also made an appearance as Mr. Radcliffe in the Blondie series. He offered in the U.S. Navy during Globe Battle I and became a vaudeville performer following the battle. He performed Mr. Radcliffe in lots of installments from the Blondie franchise. He was wedded to Helen Dodge from 1930 until his loss of life. He co-starred with Humphrey Bogart in 1941’s noir traditional, The Maltese Falcon.