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Meade 'Lux' Lewis (1905–1964)

Meade 'Lux' Lewis was born on September 4, 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Meade Anderson Lewis. He was an actor, known for Mississippi Masala (1991), Nightmare (1956) and New Orleans (1947). He died on June 7, 1964 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. See full bio »

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 1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Jelly Sims
- Big Town Blues (1961) ... Jelly Sims
 1956 Nightmare
 1947 New Orleans
Pianist (as Meade Lux Lewis)
 1946 Fuzzy Wuzzy (Short)
 1946 It's a Wonderful Life
Pianist in Nick's Place (uncredited)
 1943 Cabin in the Sky
Whistling Solo in 'Take a Chance on Love' (uncredited)
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 2006 Emily's First 100 Days of School (Video short) ("Honk Tonk Train Blues")
 2003 I'll Be There (writer: "Honky Tonk Train Blues")
 1991 Mississippi Masala (writer: "Yancey Special" - as Meade Lux Lewis)
 1947 New Orleans (performer: "Honky Tonk Train Blues" - uncredited) / (writer: "Honky Tonk Train Blues" - uncredited)
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 1943 Cow-Cow Boogie (Short) (musician: "Boogie Woogie" Piano)
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 1962 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 31 January 1962 (1962) ... Himself
- Episode dated 23 January 1962 (1962) ... Himself (as Mead Lux Lewis)
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
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 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary)
- Piano Blues (2003) ... Himself
 1974 Ain't Misbehavin'

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Alternate Names:

Mead Lux Lewis | Meade Lux Lewis

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