Doctor of Laws, Dartmouth. Doctor of Laws, University Wisconsin. Degree (honorary), Beloit College.
Degree (honorary), New York University. Degree (honorary), Brandeis University. Degree (honorary), Emerson College.
Degree (honorary), Yale University. Degree (honorary), Art Institute, Chicago. Degree (honorary), Temple University.
First appeared on stage at Castle Square Theater, Boston, 1912. Toured with Mistress Langtry in vaudeville. Played Claude Estabrook in Romance and Arabella, Harris Theater, New York City, 1917, Charles II in Sweet Nell of Old Drury at the Ritz Theater, 1923.
Appeared in London at St. James Theater, as Counselor Von Echardt in Caprica, 1929. Appeared in Reunion in Vienna, 1932, Design for Living, New York City, 1933, Taming of the Shrew, 1935, Idiot's Delight, 1936, Amphitryon, 1937, 1938, The Sea Gull, 1938, There Shall Be No Night, 1939, O Mistress Mine, 1945, I Know My Love, 1950, Quadrille, London, New York City and other cities, 1952-1955, The Great Sebastians, 1956, The Visit, 1958-1959. Appeared in film The Guardsman, 1931.
Director Cos Fan Tutte, Metropolitan Opera House, 1951, Broadway play First Love, 1961. Toured United States Armed Forces in Europe giving plays, 1945.
Married Lynne Fontanne, 1922.