After the war, he went to Hollywood and pursued different jobs until his starting role in William Wellman's movie Cupid's Fireman (1923) at Fox Film Corporation. His first major role came later opposite Harold Lloyd in The Freshman/College Days (1925) as the "Campus Cad". He continued to appear with Lloyd and other prominent silent era stars in the 1920s. During World War II and throughout the 1940s, he appeared in more than 130 movies, where he was limited to utility roles in all but three. In later stages of his career, he extended his work to television, appearing as a regular in such series as the Four Star Playhouse (1956). His last performance was in the movie Houseboat (1958). He died on January 1, 1968, in Houston, Texas, due to myocardial infarction after a history of arteriosclerosis and rheumatic heart disease.
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