He became Hollywood’s intimate leading man through the silent film period who progressed into many personality roles in audio films. His functions in westerns such as for example Important Largo and Annie Oakley bolstered his popularity. He was a stuntman for D.W. Griffith’s The Delivery of a Country. He starred in Griffith’s Orphans from the Storm, and made an appearance reverse Clara Bow, Gloria Swanson, and Norma Shearer. His dad was a Civil Battle veteran and a scout for frontiersman Buffalo Expenses Cody. He was a lifelong friend of Cecil B. DeMille and made an appearance in his movies.