Played Captain O'Shea in the original Broadway
production of "Parnell". This was the play that eventually became Clark Gable
's biggest film flop.
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[on his marriage to Tallulah Bankhead
] In a way it was like the rise, decline and fall of the Roman Empire.
Character actor and one-time romantic lead, on the Broadway stage from 1925. Often played immaculately dapper, urbane gentlemen, invariably a likeable rogue, villain (
Here Comes Mr. Jordan
) or red herring (as in
. Known to science fiction fans as the expedition leader, Dr. Karl Eckstrom, of