1910 – Born on October 8th in Oxford, New Jersey.
1942 – Moved to Hollywood, he was briefly seen in Columbia’s "My Sister Eileen" and "You Were Never Lovelier", and played leads at PRC and Monogram.
1943 – Alyn was married to MGM contract vocalist Virginia O’Brien. They had two daughters and a son.
1948 – Starred in a rip-roaring 15-episode movie serials "Superman". The first live-action film adventure of the man of steel was "Superman" made.
1950 – Starred in "Atom Man Vs. Superman" as Superman.
1978 – Appeared in the Christopher Reeve movie, Superman:The Movie. He played Lois Lane’s father on the train that young Clark Kent raced on his way home from school.
1999 – Died in Woodland, Texas.