Lew Cody

Place of birth:
Waterville, Maine, USA:
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lew Cody (February 22, 1884 – May 31, 1934) was an American stage and film actor whose career spanned the silent film and early sound film age. He gained notoriety in the late 1910s for playing "male vamps" in films such as Don't Change Your Husband. Early life and career Cody was born Louis Joseph Côté to Joseph Côté and Elizabeth Côté, née Gifford. His father was French Canadian and his mother was a native of Maine. Cody and his younger brothers and sisters were born in Waterville, Maine. The family later moved to Berlin, New Hampshire where Cody's father owned a drug store. In his youth, Cody worked at his father's drug store as a soda jerk. He later enrolled at McGill University in Montreal where he intended to study medicine but abandoned the idea of setting up in practice and joined a theatre stock company in North Carolina. He made his debut on the stage in New York in Pierre of the Plains. Cody later moved to Los Angeles and began a film career with Thomas Ince. Cody had at least 99 film credits during a twenty-year period between 1914 and 1934. Personal life Cody was married three times. His first two marriages were to actress Dorothy Dalton. They first married in 1910 and divorced in 1911. They remarried in 1913 and were divorced a second time in 1914. Cody married Mabel Normand in 1926. They remained married until Normand's death from tuberculosis in February 1930. Death On May 31, 1934, Cody died of heart attack in his sleep at his home in Beverly Hills, California. He is buried in St. Peter's Cemetery, Lewiston, Maine in the family plot.


Hollywood My Home Town (1965)
The Big Parade of Comedy (1964)
Hollywood Without Make-Up (1963)
Shoot the Works (1934)
as Axel Hanratty
Sitting Pretty (1933)
as Jules Clark
I Love That Man (1933)
as Labels Castell
By Appointment Only (1933)
as Dr. Michael Travers
File 113 (1933)
Under-Cover Man (1932)
as Kenneth Mason
Madison Sq. Garden (1932)
as Rourke
The Crusader (1932)
as Jimmie Dale
A Parisian Romance (1932)
as Baron
70,000 Witnesses (1932)
as Slip Buchanan
The Tenderfoot (1932)
as Joe Lehman
X Marks the Spot (1931)
as George Howard
Sporting Blood (1931)
as Tip Scanlon
A Woman of Experience (1931)
as Otto von Lichstein
Three Rogues (1931)
as Ace Beaudry
The Common Law (1931)
as Dick Carmedon
Sweepstakes (1931)
as Wally Weber
Three Girls Lost (1931)
as William (Jack) Marriott
Meet the Wife (1931)
as Philip Lord
Dishonored (1931)
as Colonel Kovrin
Beyond Victory (1931)
as Lew Cavanaugh
Divorce Among Friends (1930)
as Paul Wilcox
What a Widow! (1930)
as Victor
Show People (1928)
as Himself (uncredited)
The Baby Cyclone (1928)
as Joe Meadows
Adam and Evil (1927)
On Ze Boulevard (1927)
as Gaston Pasqual
His Secretary (1925)
as David Colman
Exchange of Wives (1925)
as John Rathburn
A Slave of Fashion (1925)
as Nicholas Wentworth
Man and Maid (1925)
as Sir Nicholas Thormonde
The Sporting Venus (1925)
as Prince Carlos
1925 Studio Tour (1925)
as Himself
So This Is Marriage? (1924)
as Daniel Rankin
Husbands and Lovers (1924)
as Rex Phillips
Three Women (1924)
as Edmund Lamont
Hello, 'Frisco (1924)
as Lew Cody
Revelation (1924)
Defying the Law (1924)
as Pietro Savori
The Woman on the Jury (1924)
as George Montgomery / George Wayne
Nellie, the Beautiful Cloak Model (1924)
as Walter Peck
Within the Law (1923)
as Joe Garson
Souls for Sale (1923)
as Owen Scudder
Secrets of Paris (1922)
as King Rudolph
The Valley of Silent Men (1922)
The Sign on the Door (1921)
as Frank Devereaux
The Butterfly Man (1920)
The Broken Butterfly (1919)
as Darrell Thorne
The Life Line (1919)
Don't Change Your Husband (1919)
as Schuyler Van Sutphen
Borrowed Clothes (1918)
Beans (1918)
For Husbands Only (1918)
Mickey (1918)
as Reggie Drake
Painted Lips (1918)
The Bride's Awakening (1918)

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