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Lew Wallace (1827–1905)

The son of the governor of Indiana, Lew Wallace lived in Indianapolis as a young boy. He served in the Mexican War, and afterwards became a lawyer and was elected to the state Senate. He served again in the Union army during the Civil War, reaching the rank of major general. He was noted for repulsing an attempted raid by Confederate Gen. Jubal ... See full bio »

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Ben-Hur
Ben-Hur Writer
(2016)
Ben-Hur
Ben-Hur Writer
(1959)
A Prince of India
(1914)

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 2016 Ben-Hur (based on the novel by)
 2010 Ben Hur (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (novel)
 2003 Ben Hur (Video) (novel "Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ" - as General Lew Wallace)
 1988 Ben-Hur (Video) (novel - as General Lew Wallace)
 1959 Ben-Hur (novel - as General Lew Wallace)
 1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (novel 'Ben-Hur, 1880' by - as General Lew Wallace)
 1917 Cuori e sensi (novel)
 1914 A Prince of India (novel)
 1907 Ben Hur (Short) (novel)
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 2015 Jake and the Giants (inspired by)

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Other Works:

Broadway Stage: "Ben Hur". Source novel written by Lew Wallace. Directed by Joseph Brooks. Academy of Music; 64 performances). See more »

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4 Print Biographies | 16 Portrayals | 5 Articles | See more »

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He is most famous today as the author of "Ben-Hur", which has been filmed several times, most notably in 1959 (Ben-Hur (1959)) starring Charlton Heston. See more »

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