Father, with actress Kathleen Lockhart, of actress June Lockhart. The three appeared together in A Christmas Carol (1938).
Grandfather of actress Anne Lockhart.
Taught stage technique at the Juilliard School of Music in between acting jobs in his earlier days.
Wrote the words to the song "The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise" which became a huge post-WWI hit. Later recorded by Ted Lewis, Benny Goodman, and Duke Ellington'; a version by Les Paul and Mary Ford became a million seller in 1951.