16 August 1895 - 04 June 1960
Worked as an actor in the silent film era. He later made numerous cameo appearances on television series. His role of the doctor in The Cat and the Canary (1927) is one of his more notable performances;he also played Mary Pickford's father in My Best Girl in 1927. Other roles include Tumbleweeds, with William S. Hart , Ruggles of Red Gap, with Charles Laughton, and Johnny Come Lately, with James Cagney. He played an eccentric inventor in an early Adventures of Superman episode called "The Runaway Robot". He died in 1960 and was buried in Glendale's Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.