Aug. 19, 1913 Saint Paul Ramsey County Minnesota, USA
Jan. 11, 2003 Oceanside San Diego County California, USA
Actor. From 1937 to 1977 in a 40 year career he appeared in over 62 films and made over 17 television appearances. Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, he moved to Los Angeles in the 1930s, where he became a contract player for MGM Studios. Among his films are, "A Million To One" (1937), "Lady In The Lake" (1947), "The Three Musketeers" (1948) and "Angels In The Outfield" (1951). During the 1940s he served in World War II. He is best known though for his role as 'Sergeant Frank Preston' on the television series, "Sgt. Preston Of The Yukon" (1955 to 1958), in which he played the role of a Canadian Mounted Police Officer who solved crimes with his horse 'Rex' and his dog 'Yukon King.'