During a 1907 road production of "Pocahontas" he met actor and future director D.W. Griffith, who later invited him to join the Biograph studio.
One of the first actors to settle in Los Angeles when the industry was still at its strongest in New York.
Screen and stage actor.
Spent nearly 20 years touring the United States in stock companies.
Started on the stage at 13 years of age.