Stage: Appeared (as Dr. Bird) in Herman Wouk's "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial" on Broadway. Also featured were Henry Fonda, Lloyd Nolan, James Garner and Ainslie Pryor. The play was produced by Charles Laughton and ran for 415 performances at the Plymouth Theater in New York.
Tall, bespectacled character actor, who started his career under contract to Warner Brothers in 1940. Mostly remembered as father to the titular 'Dennis the Menace' of TV fame. Retired from acting in 1982, following heart surgery.