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Lew Short (1875–1958)

Lew Short was born on February 14, 1875 in Dayton, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The Heart of Maryland (1927), The Black Pearl (1928) and The Gray Ghost (1917). He was married to Estelle Short. He died on April 26, 1958 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Heart of Maryland Allan Pinkerton
The Black Pearl Eugene Bromley
The Gray Ghost Jerry Tyron


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 1946 The Bamboo Blonde
Bald-Headed Man (uncredited)
 1946 To Each His Own
Clerk (uncredited)
 1939 Union Pacific
Laborer (uncredited)
 1938 Tom Sawyer, Detective
Bit (uncredited)
 1938 Exposed
Bum (uncredited)
 1929 The Three Outcasts
Rance Slavin
 1928 The Black Pearl
Eugene Bromley
 1928 The Big City
 1927 The Heart of Maryland
Allan Pinkerton
 1926 The Blue Eagle
Sergeant Kelly
 1922 The Black Bag
 1921 The Diamond Queen
Reitman (as Lou Short)
 1920 Once a Plumber
 1918 Branding Broadway
Dick Horn (as Lewis W. Short)
 1917 The Gray Ghost
Jerry Tyron (as Lou Short)
 1917 The Voice on the Wire
Short (as Lou Short)
 1917 A Slave of Fear (Short)
Mike O'Connor (as Lou Short)
 1917 An Old Soldier's Romance (Short)
Jim (as Lou Short)
 1916 Good Morning, Judge (Short)
Inspector McGowan (as Lewis Short)
 1916 Through Solid Walls (Short)
Cummings (as Lou Short)
 1916 Brick Top (Short)
Chili Mac
 1916 Behind the Mask (Short)
King's Advisor
 1916 There Is No Place Like Home (Short)
Mr. Blair
 1915 The Campbells Are Coming (Short)
Mary's Father
 1915 The Broken Coin
Prime Minister (as Lewis Short)
 1915 Nabbed (Short)
2nd Ward Boss
 1915 Three Bad Men and a Girl (Short)
Sheriff (as Lewis Short)
 1915 The Heart of Lincoln
Lincoln's Secretary
 1914 Lucille Love: The Girl of Mystery (as Lewis Short)

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Alternate Names:

Lewis W. Short | Lewis Short | Lou Short


5' 10½" (1.79 m)


Estelle Short  (her death)  (3 children)


Gertrude Short

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Father of Gertrude Short, Florence Short and Antrim Short

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