Bert Lytell began a stage career at the age of 3 and won renown in films, radio, television and theater.
He was the original Father Barbour in the television version of "One Man's Family," playing the part from 1949 to 1952.
His first screen appearance was in 1917 in the title role of the "The Lone Wolf."
His stage performances included "Good-Bye Again," "Ten Minute Alibi," "The Second Man," "Margin for Error" and "Lady in the Dark" with Gertrude Lawrence. His last Broadway appearance was in 1946 in "I Like It Here."