George Meeker gave up a promising stage career to come to Hollywood when he heard that pioneer moviemaker William Fox was looking for a blond boy for the 1928 movie "Four Sons."
Before his motion picture career, Meeker was a well-known stage juvenile. He played in “Bye, Bye, Baby,” “Never Again,” “Judy,” “Judy Drops In” and others. He went on to star in numerous films throughout the 1940s and '50s.
He got his early training in stock companies in Indianapolis and Cincinnati.