In 1936 he was signed a contract with Universal studios, and his first job was in the serial Secret Agent X-9 (1937). He later appeared in The Road Back (1937), Trouble at Midnight (1938), Air Devils (1938), The Nurse From Brooklyn (1938) and The Jury's Secret (1938). In 1947 he starred in the film Backlash. He later starred as "Frank" in the 1953-54 ABCsituation comedy, The Pride of the Family. He played a recurring role on the television series Yancy Derringer (1958).