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Joe E. Lewis (1902–1971)


Joe E. Lewis was born on January 12, 1902 in New York City, New York, USA as Joseph Klewan. He was an actor, known for Screen Snapshots 9860: Hollywood Friars Honor George Jessel (1948), The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) and Private Buckaroo (1942). He was married to Martha Stewart. He died on June 4, 1971 in New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself / Himself - Comedian
(1951-1967)
Private Buckaroo
Private Buckaroo Lancelot Pringle McBiff
(1942)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
(1964-1968)

Filmography

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 1942 Private Buckaroo
Lancelot Pringle McBiff
 1937 The Holy Terror
Pelican Beek
 1936 Private Number
Smiley Watson (as Joe Lewis)
 1931 Too Many Husbands (Short)
Joe Smith
 1926 The Big Show
Abie (as Joe Lewis)
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Other Works:

Album: "It Is Now Past TIme" (Reprise Records). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joe E. 'Copa' Lewis | Joe Lewis
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Personal Quote:

Money doesn't buy happiness but it calms the nerves. See more »

Trivia:

Victim of a botched mob hit in 1927, after refusing a request by Jack "Machine Gun" McGurn, an Al Capone lieutenant. McGurn asked Lewis to renew a contract that would bind him to performing at Chicago's Green Mill Cocktail Lounge. The Lounge (on Broadway and Lawrence, still operating in 2008) was partly owned by Capone. Lewis refused, because he had been offered more money by a rival gang to ... See more »

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