Wrote entry on motion picture make-up in the 1929 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica.
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One of the most difficult characters I ever played from the make-up standpoint was that of a blind boy. All through that picture in order to look blind I had to roll my eyes clear up in what seemed to me to be the very top of my head. Did you ever try to do that? Try it, and then at the same time try to act naturally. You'll get my idea then.
His father was the son of James L. Chaney and wife Caroline Uffner and grandson of John Chaney (1790-1881), US Congressman, Representative from Ohio, and wife Mary Ann Lafere, and was a distant relative of Dick Cheney
Known as the Man of a Thousand Faces. Master of early screen make-up techniques.
Man of a Thousand Faces