Lewis Stone (I) (1879–1953)

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By the time that he was 20, Lewis Stone had turned prematurely grey. He enlisted to fight in the Spanish American War and when he returned, he returned to be a writer. This turned to acting and he began to appear in films during the middle teens. His career was again interrupted by war as he served in the cavalry during World War I. After the war,... See full bio »

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Known For

The Mask of Fu Manchu Nayland Smith
Queen Christina Oxenstierna


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 1953 All the Brothers Were Valiant
Capt. Holt
 1952 The Prisoner of Zenda
The Cardinal
 1952 Scaramouche
Georges de Valmorin
 1952 Talk About a Stranger
Mr. Wardlaw
 1952 Just This Once
Judge Samuel Coulter
 1951 The Unknown Man
Judge James V. Hulbrook
 1951 Bannerline
 1951 Angels in the Outfield
Commissioner Arnold P. Hapgood
 1951 Night Into Morning
Dr. Horace Snyder
 1951 Grounds for Marriage
Dr. Carleton Radwin Young
 1950 Stars in My Crown
Dr. Daniel Kalbert Harris, Sr.
 1950 Key to the City
Judge Silas Standish
 1949 Any Number Can Play
Ben Gavery Snelerr
 1949 The Sun Comes Up
Arthur Norton
 1948 State of the Union
Sam Thorndyke
 1946 Love Laughs at Andy Hardy
Judge Hardy
 1946 Three Wise Fools
Judge James Trumbell
 1946 The Hoodlum Saint
Father Nolan
 1944 Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble
Judge Hardy
 1942 Andy Hardy's Double Life
Judge Hardy
 1942 The Courtship of Andy Hardy
Judge Hardy
 1942 The Bugle Sounds
Colonel Lawton
 1941 Life Begins for Andy Hardy
Judge Hardy
 1941 Andy Hardy's Private Secretary
Judge Hardy
 1940 Sporting Blood
Davis Lockwood
 1940 Andy Hardy Meets Debutante
Judge Hardy
 1939 Loews Christmas Greeting (the Hardy Family) (Short)
Judge James K. Hardy
 1939 Judge Hardy and Son
Judge James K. Hardy
 1939 Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever
Judge Hardy
 1939 The Hardys Ride High
Judge James K. Hardy
 1939 The Ice Follies of 1939
Douglas Tolliver Jr.
 1938 Out West with the Hardys
Judge James 'Jim' K. Hardy
 1938 The Chaser
Dr. Delford Q. Prescott
 1938 Love Finds Andy Hardy
Judge James Hardy
 1938 Yellow Jack
Major Reed
 1938 Stolen Heaven
Joseph Langauer
 1938 Judge Hardy's Children
Judge James K. Hardy
 1937 The Bad Man of Brimstone
Mr. Jackson Douglas
 1937 You're Only Young Once
Judge James K. Hardy
 1937 The Man Who Cried Wolf
Lawrence Fontaine
 1937 The Thirteenth Chair
Inspector Marney
 1937 Outcast
Anthony Abbott (lawyer)
 1936 Don't Turn 'em Loose
John Webster
 1936 Sworn Enemy
Dr. Simon Gattle
 1936 Suzy
Baron Charville
 1936 Small Town Girl
Dr. Dakin
 1936 The Unguarded Hour
General Lawrence
 1936 Three Godfathers
James Underwood - aka 'Doc'
 1936 Tough Guy
Davis (scenes deleted)
 1935 Shipmates Forever
Adm. Richard Melville
 1935 China Seas
 1935 Woman Wanted
District Attorney
 1935 Public Hero Number 1
Prison Warden
 1935 West Point of the Air
General Carter
 1935 Vanessa, Her Love Story
Adam Paris
 1935 David Copperfield
Mr. Wickfield
 1934 Treasure Island
Captain Smollett
 1934 The Girl from Missouri
Frank Cousins
 1934 The Mystery of Mr. X
Inspector Connor
 1934 You Can't Buy Everything
John Burton
 1933 Queen Christina
 1933 Bureau of Missing Persons
Capt. Webb (as Lewis S. Stone)
 1933 Looking Forward
Gabriel Service Sr.
 1933 The White Sister
Prince Chiaromonte
 1933 Men Must Fight
Edward Seward
 1932 The Son-Daughter
Dr. Dong Tong
 1932 The Mask of Fu Manchu
Nayland Smith
 1932 Divorce in the Family
John Parker
 1932 Unashamed
Henry Trask
 1932 Red-Headed Woman
William Legendre Sr.
 1932 New Morals for Old
Mr. Thomas
 1932 Letty Lynton
District Attorney Haney
 1932 Night Court
Judge William Osgood
 1932/I Grand Hotel
Doctor Otternschlag
 1932 The Wet Parade
Roger Chilcote
 1931 Mata Hari
 1931 Strictly Dishonorable
The Judge
 1931 The Sin of Madelon Claudet
Carlo Boretti
 1931 The Phantom of Paris
Detective Costaud
 1931 The Bargain
Maitland White
 1931 Always Goodbye
John Graham
 1931 My Past
Mr. John Thornley
 1931 The Secret 6
Richard Newton - Attorney at Law
 1931 Father's Son
William Emory
 1931 Inspiration
Raymond Delval
 1930 Passion Flower
Antonio Morado
 1930 The Office Wife
Lawrence Fellowes
 1930 Romance
Cornelius Van Tuyl
 1930 The Big House
 1930 Strictly Unconventional
Clive Champion-Cheney
 1929 Their Own Desire
 1929 Madame X
 1929 Wonder of Women
Stephen Trombolt
 1929 The Trial of Mary Dugan
Edward West
 1929 Wild Orchids
John Sterling
 1928 A Woman of Affairs
Dr. Hugh Trevelyan
 1928 Freedom of the Press
Daniel Steele
 1928 The Patriot
Count Pahlen
 1928 The Foreign Legion
Col. Destin
 1927 Lonesome Ladies
John Fosdick
 1927 The Notorious Lady
Patrick Marlowe / John Carew
 1927 An Affair of the Follies
 1926 The Blonde Saint
Sebastian Maure
 1926 Midnight Lovers
Maj. William Ridgewell, RFC
 1926 Don Juan's 3 Nights
Johann Aradi
 1926 Old Loves and New
Gervas Carew
 1926 The Girl from Montmartre
Jerome Hautrive
 1926 Too Much Money
Robert Broadley
 1925 What Fools Men
Joseph Greer
 1925 Fine Clothes
Earl of Denham
 1925 The Lady Who Lied
Horace Pierpont
 1925 The Talker
Harry Lennox (as Lewis S. Stone)
 1925 Confessions of a Queen
The King
 1925 The Lost World
Sir John Roxton (as Mr. Lewis S. Stone)
 1925 Cheaper to Marry
Jim Knight (as Lewis S. Stone)
 1924 Inez from Hollywood
Stewart Cuyler (as Lewis S. Stone)
 1924 Husbands and Lovers
James Livingston (as Lewis S. Stone)
 1924 Cytherea
Lee Randon
 1924 Why Men Leave Home
John Emerson
 1924 The Stranger
Keith Darrant
 1923 Scaramouche
The Marquis de la Tour d'Azyr
 1923 You Can't Fool Your Wife
Garth McBride
 1923 The World's Applause
John Elliott
 1922 The Dangerous Age
John Emerson
 1922 Trifling Women
The Marquis Ferroni
 1922 The Prisoner of Zenda
Rudolf Rassendyll / King Rudolf
 1922 A Fool There Was
John Schuyler
 1922 The Rosary
Father Brian Kelly (as Lewis S. Stone)
 1921 The White Mouse (Short)
Sgt. Blake, R.C.M.P.
 1921 Pilgrims of the Night
Philip Champion / Lord Ellingham) (as Lewis S. Stone)
 1921 The Child Thou Gavest Me
Edward Berkeley
 1921 Don't Neglect Your Wife
Langdon Masters
 1921 The Golden Snare
Sergeant Philip Raine
 1921 The Northern Trail (Short)
Jan Ducet
 1921 Beau Revel
Lawrence 'Beau' Revel (as Lewis S. Stone)
 1921 The Concert
Augustus Martinot (as Lewis S. Stone)
 1920 Held by the Enemy
Capt. Gordon Haine
 1920 Nomads of the North
Cpl. O'Connor (as Lewis S. Stone)
 1920 Milestones
John Rhead
 1920 The River's End
Derwent Conniston / John Keith
 1919 Man's Desire
Tom Denton (as Lewis S. Stone)
 1918 The Man of Bronze
John Adams (as Lewis S. Stone)
 1918 Inside the Lines
Captain Cavendish
 1916 According to the Code
Basil Beckenridge (as Lewis S. Stone)
 1916 The Havoc
Richard Craig
 1916 Honor's Altar
Warren Woods (as Lewis S. Stone)
 1915 The Man Who Found Out (Short)
Undetermined Minor Role (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Inside the Lines" on Broadway. Inside the Lines. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 17 Articles | 3 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lewis S. Stone | Mr. Lewis S. Stone


5' 10¾" (1.8 m)


Wolf, Hazel Elizabeth  (his death) | See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm not a motion picture actor. I'm just an actor trying to act in motion pictures.


Was awaiting delivery of the script for Sabrina (1954) when he died of a heart attack. See more »


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