Appeared as himself in the feature documentary, "George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey"
Last acting role in a feature, "The Swarm"
Last feature for five years, "The Happiest Millionaire"
Moved to Los Angeles where he worked in a car painting shop and as a Hollywood extra
Appeared on 17 episodes of Lux Radio Theatre during the 1930s
Film acting debut in "Friends of Mr. Sweeney"
Film debut as extra in "Girls Gone Wild"; also bit as rancher in "Tiger Rose"
First film for Walt Disney Productions, "The Shaggy Dog"
Lived in Madison, WI and Gilroy, CA before settling in Beaver Dam, WI after parents' separation when he was five
Moved to Chicago where he worked as a shoe salesman; continued music career performing with various bands (including "The Royal Purples) as saxophonist and vocalist
Signed contract with Paramount
Starred in TV-movie, "The Bermuda Triangle"
TV-movie debut, "The Chadwick Family" (pilot for unsold series)
Affiliation with Paramount comes to an end; made one more film there in 1947 and one in 1955, but otherwise largely free-lanced; last film under long-term contract, "Murder, He Says"
Appeared with the California Collegians on Broadway in two revues, "Three's a Crowd" (1930) and "The Third Little Show" and in the Jerome Kern musical, "Roberta" (1934; was also Bob Hope's understudy)
Before attending college, formed three-piece musical outfit, Mac's Melody Boys
Last co-starring appearance with Claudette Colbert, "Family Honeymoon"
Performed in vaudeville
Returned to features for the last of his seven films with Disney, "Charley and the Angel"
Starred on the long-running TV sitcom, "My Three Sons"
TV debut on "Bachelor's Bride" episode of "G.E. Theatre"
Achieved stardom with first leading role in "The Gilded Lily"; also marked his first of seven co-starring appearances with Claudette Colbert
Attracted considerable critical attention with his change-of-pace role in Billy Wilder's film noir, "Double Indemnity"
Made record (as singer) with George Olsen's Orchestra; worked as orchestra musician for silent films; joined band The California Collegians as singer-saxophonist-comedian
Starred on radio series, "Bright Star"
Went into semi-retirement on his 2,300-acre California ranch where he raised Black Angus cattle in the 1970s
Worked in a pea-canning factory after high school graduation