Born as Kenneth Dollins at Portland, IN. on September 8th, 1901, MacDonald was an American film actor. He made more than 220 film and television appearances between 1931 and 1970. MacDonald developed a flair for comedy, and he made memorable appearances in Stooge comedies including Monkey Businessmen, Hold That Lion, Crime on Their Hands, Punchy Cowpunchers, and Loose Loot. He appeared six times as Colonel Parker in the ABC western series Colt .45. During the final portion of his acting career, MacDonald appeared occasionally in motion pictures, including a small role as Jerry Lewis’s father in the 1961 feature, The Ladies’ Man, and as a member of the court martial board in The Caine Mutiny (1954).