A prolific character actor, he was often cast as the nice guy who didn't get the girl in screwball comedies such as The Awful Truth (1937). He film credits also include Blind Alley (1939), His Girl Friday (1940), and Sunrise at Campobello (1968), in which he played the leading role of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Other film credits include Oh, God! (1977), Trading Places (1983), and Pretty Woman (1990).Died: 11/29/1991
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