Mitchell Lewis (I) (1880–1956)

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Mitchell Lewis was born on June 26, 1880 in Syracuse, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925), Salomé (1922) and Beau Bandit (1930). He was married to Nan Frances Ryan and Rosabel Morrison. He died on August 24, 1956 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Salomé Herod, Tetrarch of Judea
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 1956 The Fastest Gun Alive
Tucker Eddy (uncredited)
 1955 Trial
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1954 The Student Prince
Chess Partner (uncredited)
 1954 Gypsy Colt
Ed (uncredited)
 1953 Kiss Me Kate
Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1953 Torch Song
Bill the Doorman (uncredited)
 1953 A Slight Case of Larceny
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1953 I Love Melvin
Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1953 The Sun Shines Bright
Sheriff Andy Redcliffe
 1953 Lili
Concessionaire (uncredited)
 1952 Sky Full of Moon
Garage Owner (uncredited)
 1952 Million Dollar Mermaid
Violinist (uncredited)
 1952 The Merry Widow
The King's Page with pistol (uncredited)
 1952 Washington Story
Spectator (uncredited)
 1952 Scaramouche
Majordomo (uncredited)
 1952 Talk About a Stranger
Orchard Owner (uncredited)
 1952 Lone Star
Senator (uncredited)
 1951 The Man with a Cloak
 1951 Callaway Went Thataway
Studio Guard (uncredited)
 1951 The Tall Target
Sleeping Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1951 The Painted Hills
Mark Miller (uncredited)
 1951 Inside Straight
Immigrant (uncredited)
 1951 Mr. Imperium
Old Watchman (uncredited)
 1950 Kim
Farmer Going to Ambala (uncredited)
 1950 Two Weeks with Love
Mr. Schimpf (uncredited)
 1950 Dial 1119 (uncredited)
 1950 The Toast of New Orleans
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1949 Border Incident
Older Bracero (uncredited)
 1949 Mr. Whitney Had a Notion (Short)
Eli Whitney's Workman
 1949 The Stratton Story
Conductor (uncredited)
 1949 Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Fisherman (uncredited)
 1948 The Kissing Bandit
Fernando (uncredited)
 1948 Julia Misbehaves
Railroad Manager (uncredited)
 1948 Souvenirs of Death (Short)
Gun Shop Proprietor (uncredited)
 1948 Tenth Avenue Angel
Vendor's Bystander (uncredited)
 1947 Desire Me
Old Man (uncredited)
 1947 Merton of the Movies
Set Guard (uncredited)
 1947 Song of the Thin Man
Jailkeeper (uncredited)
 1947 The Romance of Rosy Ridge
Southerner (uncredited)
 1947 It Happened in Brooklyn
Printer (uncredited)
 1947 The Mighty McGurk
Bartender (uncredited)
 1946 Courage of Lassie
Gil Elson
 1946 The Green Years
Smithy (uncredited)
 1946 The Harvey Girls
Sandy (uncredited)
 1945 The Great American Mug (Short)
Tobacco Chewer (uncredited)
 1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray
Waiter (uncredited)
 1945 Main Street After Dark
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1944 The Thin Man Goes Home
Third Man Outside Barber Shop (uncredited)
 1944 Lost in a Harem
Slave (uncredited)
 1944 An American Romance
Detroit Auto Works Technician (uncredited)
 1944 Kismet
Sheik (uncredited)
 1944 The Seventh Cross
Prisoner at Concentration Camp (uncredited)
 1944 Easy Life (Short)
Bartender (uncredited)
 1944 The Immortal Blacksmith (Short)
Customer (uncredited)
 1943 Whistling in Brooklyn
Bearded Baseball Spectator (uncredited)
 1943 The Cross of Lorraine
French Villager (uncredited)
 1943 I Dood It
Greek Taffy Man (scenes deleted)
 1943 Inflation (Short)
Paymaster (uncredited)
 1943 Du Barry Was a Lady
Rebel Opening Door (uncredited)
 1942 Nostradamus and the Queen (Short)
Messenger (uncredited)
 1942 The Last Lesson (Short)
 1942 Apache Trail
Bolt Saunders (uncredited)
 1942 Cairo
 1942 I Married an Angel
Hotel Porter (uncredited)
 1942 Rio Rita
Julio aka Pete
 1942 Kid Glove Killer
Restaurant Proprietor (uncredited)
 1942 The Lady or the Tiger? (Short)
Jailer Bribed by Princess (uncredited)
 1942 We Do It Because- (Short)
Officer on Santa Maria (uncredited)
 1941 Honky Tonk
Man #1 Agreeing with Candy (uncredited)
 1941 Sucker List (Short)
Jake (uncredited)
 1941 The Big Store
Indian Father (uncredited)
 1941 Billy the Kid
Bart Hodges
 1941 I'll Wait for You
 1941 Meet John Doe
 1941 Forbidden Passage (Short)
Florida Fisherman (uncredited)
 1940 Go West
Indian Pete - Halfbreed (uncredited)
 1940 Gallant Sons
Newspaper Buyer (uncredited)
 1940 Boom Town
Venezuelan Foreman (uncredited)
 1940 I Love You Again
Sailor Yelling 'Man Overboard' (uncredited)
 1940 Gold Rush Maisie
William Howard Taft Miggs (uncredited)
 1940 Florian
Horse Dealer (uncredited)
 1940 20 Mule Team
Barfly at Bar (uncredited)
 1940 Strange Cargo
Guard (uncredited)
 1940 Young Tom Edison
McGuire - Train Engineer (uncredited)
 1939 Henry Goes Arizona
Rancher Bull Carson (uncredited)
 1939 The Secret of Dr. Kildare
Adam - Nora's Gardener (uncredited)
 1939 Bad Little Angel
Fireman Telling Wilks Tommy Went Into Fire (uncredited)
 1939 Blackmail
Workman (scenes deleted)
 1939 The Wizard of Oz
Captain of the Winkie Guard (uncredited)
 1939 6, 000 Enemies
Prisoner Milky (uncredited)
 1939 Bridal Suite
Hotel Runner at Train Station (uncredited)
 1939 Sergeant Madden
Officer Minetti (uncredited)
 1939 Let Freedom Ring
Joe (uncredited)
 1939 Idiot's Delight
Chief Wahoo (uncredited)
 1939 Stand Up and Fight
Cheating Gambler (uncredited)
 1938 Mysterious Mr. Moto
 1938 Rich Man, Poor Girl
Man Who Yells (voice, uncredited)
 1938 The Magician's Daughter (Short)
Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1938 Anaesthesia (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1938 Three Comrades
Boris (uncredited)
 1938 Arsène Lupin Returns
Detective (uncredited)
 1938 What Price Safety! (Short)
Mischa - Counterman (uncredited)
 1937 The Bad Man of Brimstone
Jake Mulligan (uncredited)
 1937 Conquest
Beppo (uncredited)
 1937 Big City
Detective Haley (uncredited)
 1937 The Emperor's Candlesticks
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1937 Song of Revolt (Short)
Jailer (uncredited)
 1937 Waikiki Wedding
 1937 Espionage
 1937 Torture Money (Short)
False Accident Witness (uncredited)
 1936 Mummy's Boys
Haroun Pasha
 1936 Anthony Adverse
White Man Whipping Slave (uncredited)
 1936 Dancing Pirate
Pirate Chief
 1936 Fatal Lady
Magistrate (uncredited)
 1936 Sutter's Gold
King Kamehameha
 1936 The Bohemian Girl
 1935 A Tale of Two Cities
Ernest De Farge
 1935 The Farmer Takes a Wife
Boatman in Office (uncredited)
 1935 Oil for the Lamps of China
Skipper of Ship (uncredited)
 1935 The Best Man Wins
Joe Martini (uncredited)
 1934 Red Morning
Captain Perava
 1934 Marie Galante
Yermack - Steamship Crew Member (uncredited)
 1933 Ann Vickers
Capt. Waldo Dringoole
 1933 The Moonshiner's Daughter (Short)
Revenue Chief
 1932 Kongo
 1932 McKenna of the Mounted
Pierre - Henchman
 1932 New Morals for Old
 1932 The World and the Flesh
 1932 Business and Pleasure
Hadj Ali (uncredited)
 1931 Oh! Oh! Cleopatra (Short)
Mitchell Lewis - Banquet Guest
 1931 Son of India
 1931 The Squaw Man
 1931 Never the Twain Shall Meet
Captain Larrieau
 1931 Ex-Plumber (Short)
The Russian Duke
 1930 See America Thirst
Screwy O'Toole
 1930 The Cuckoos
 1930 The Bad One
 1930 Mammy
Hank Smith / Tambo
 1930 Beau Bandit
 1930 Girl of the Port
 1929 Madame X
Colonel Hanby
 1929 The Black Watch
Mohammed Khan
 1929 Linda
 1929 The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Capt. Alvarado
 1929 One Stolen Night
 1929 The Leatherneck
Court-Martial Officer
 1929 The Devil Bear
Jack Crawford
 1928 The Docks of New York
Andy - the Third Engineer
 1928 The Speed Classic
Mr. Thornton
 1928 Out with the Tide
Captain Lund
 1928 The Way of the Strong
Handsome Williams
 1928 The Death Ship (Short)
The Ship's Captain
 1928 The Hawk's Nest
James Kent
 1928 Tenderloin
The Professor
 1928 Beau Sabreur
Suleman the Strong
 1927 Back to God's Country
Jean DeBois
 1927 Hard-Boiled Haggerty
Maj. Cotton
 1927 Forgotten Sweeties (Short)
 1926 Tell It to the Marines
 1926 Old Ironsides
Pirate Chief (uncredited)
 1926 The Eagle of the Sea
 1926 The Last Frontier
 1926 The Sea Wolf
Johansen, the Mate
 1926 Miss Nobody
 1926 Wild Oats Lane
The Bum
 1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Sheik Ilderim
 1925 Typhoon Love
 1925 A Jungle Tragedy (Short)
 1925 The Mystic
 1925 Tracked in the Snow Country
Jules Renault
 1925 A Jungle Heroine (Short)
 1925 The Crimson Runner
Conrad (the black)
 1925 Flaming Love
 1924 The Mine with the Iron Door
Sonora Jack
 1924 The Red Lily
 1924 Three Weeks
 1924 Half-a-Dollar Bill
Papeete Joe
 1923 The Miracle Makers
Bill Bruce
 1923 A Prince of a King
Andrea, the giant
 1923 Gold Madness
Soctty McGee
 1923 Destroying Angel
'Strangler' Olsen
 1923 The Spoilers
Marshal Voorhees
 1923 Rupert of Hentzau
 1923 The Little Girl Next Door
Tug Wilson
 1923 Her Accidental Husband
Old Blind Goring
 1922 The Woman Conquers
 1922 The Marriage Chance
The Mute
 1922 On the High Seas
Joe Polack
 1922 The Siren Call
Beauregard, a trapper
 1922 Salomé
Herod, Tetrarch of Judea
 1921 At the End of the World
Donald MacGregor
 1920 The Mutiny of the Elsinore
John Pike
 1920 Burning Daylight
Burning Daylight
 1920 King Spruce
Dwight Wade
 1919 The Last of His People
Lone Wolf - aka Wolf Briggs
 1919 The Faith of the Strong
Paul La Rue
 1919 Jacques of the Silver North
Jacques La Rouge
 1919 Fool's Gold
Marshall Strong
 1919 Children of Banishment
Dick Bream
 1919 Calibre 38
Austin Brandt
 1918 Code of the Yukon
Jean Dubois
 1918 Life's Greatest Problem
Big Steve Reardon
 1918 Nine-Tenths of the Law
Jules Leneau
 1918 The Sign Invisible
Lone Deer
 1917 The Bar Sinister
Ben Swift
 1917 The Barrier
Poleon Doret
 1916 The Come-Back
Bully Bill
 1914 Zudora
 1914 The Tell-Tale Scar (Short)
 1914 Deborah the Jewish Maiden (Short)
Nathan, an Apostate Jew
 1914 The Million Dollar Mystery
Gang Leader
 1911 On the Brink (Short)
A Fisherman (uncredited)
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