Built his home around a pipe organ. Prior to becoming a well
known old time radio actor, he had a career as a theatrical and OTR
pipe organist. Famous for portraying Professor Moriarty to
Basil Rathbone's Sherlock Holmes in Old Time Radio. Best known
as TV's original Mr. Wilson in the first
Dennis the Menace (1959) TV Series (upon his untimely death,
he was replaced by Gale Gordon, who played a relative of Mr.
Wilson who moved next door to Dennis, and was similarly driven up the
wall by him).