He died only a few months after retiring from acting.
He played the janitor in a local production of Detective Story and then played the same role in the film version.
He received the Eastern Alumni Association Marksmanship Medal for 1903.
He graduated with a degree in civil engineering and attempted to work as an engineer, but it didn't work out.
After graduating from PMC, he planned to work for his father's brokerage firm, but a financial panic ended up ruining the firm.
The auditorium at PMC (now Widener University) was renamed the Burton H. Mustin Theatre and Lecture Hall on October 5, 1979.
A love of barbershop quartet singing led him to join the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America.
He played both baseball and hockey while at Pennsylvania Military College.
He was an announcer on the first weekly variety show ever broadcast on pioneer station KDKA in Pittsburgh in 1921.
He had appeared in nearly 400 television shows, 70 movies, and dozens of commercials by the end of his career.
He was inducted into the PMC chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, the national dramatic fraternity, in February 1970.
His first professional acting role was at the age of 67.
He was the editor-in-chief of Pennsylvania Military College's yearbook in 1903.
He worked as a car salesman in Pittsburgh prior to becoming an actor.
He graduated from Pennsylvania Military Academy in 1903.