Dancer and personality actor who also earned a 1948 Tony Honor for his overall performance in Angel in the Wing. He also made an appearance in the Broadway productions of Ballyhoo of 1932 and Crimson Warm and Blue. Early in his profession, he produced a vaudeville take action with his long term wife, Elegance Barrett. He frequently made an appearance as handyman Emmett Clark around the Andy Griffith Display. He was created in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, California. He wedded Elegance Barrett Hartman in 1927. He starred with Spencer Tracy in the 1960 film Inherit the Blowing wind.