(2/2/44) Radio: Appeared on "Orson Welles' Almanac".
1 Biographical Movie |
5 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Pictorial |
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
You can't retire in Hollywood. Nobody gives up a job, even if he;s ninety, or sick, or has money like Midas. Everybody works until his last breath, and when one day they die, they die like Napoleon/s grenadiers, who died with the words "Vive l'Empereur!" Just so, the last words of a director or producer are "Make another take!"
Started as a stock player at the Biograph Company. His first film was The Paris Hat
(1908), which seems to be a lost Biograph film. His second film was Fighting Blood
(1911), produced by the Biograph Company in 1911.
On radio, the role of Ebenezer Scrooge in annual broadcasts of "A Christmas Carol". This role led directly to his being cast as Mr. Potter in "It's A Wonderful Life".