Prolific actor of silent films who played out harassed aged men in comedies and menacing mad scientists in horror films. He made an appearance within the 1929 film, Pull, the 1932 film, Downstairs, as well as the 1944 film, Zorro’s Dark Whip. Lacking stature and balding from his teenagers, he convincingly performed Mary Pickford’s dad even though these were of an identical age. Effectively transitioning to speaking films, he offered different voices for his character types in W.C. Areas comedies and Paramount’s B-movie series. He was created in San Antonio, Tx, and wedded Constance Palmer. He previously a small part around the 1950s tv series, Activities of Superman, which starred George Reeves.