Lew Kelly

Lew Kelly worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Early on in his acting career, Kelly landed roles in various films, including "Heaven on Earth" (1931), the Pat O'Brien action flick ... Read more »
Born: 08/24/1879

Filmography

Actor (5)

Three Texas Steers 1938 (Movie)

Postman (Actor)

Winds of the Wasteland 1935 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Old-Fashioned Way 1933 (Movie)

Sheriff Walter Jones (Actor)

I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang 1931 (Movie)

(Actor)

Lady and Gent 1931 (Movie)

Coroner (Actor)

Biography

Lew Kelly worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Early on in his acting career, Kelly landed roles in various films, including "Heaven on Earth" (1931), the Pat O'Brien action flick "Air Mail" (1932) and the dramatic adaptation "The Miracle Man" (1932) with Sylvia Sidney. He also appeared in the Tom Brown drama "Tom Brown of Culver" (1932), "I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang" (1932) and "Lady and Gent" (1932). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "The Old-Fashioned Way" (1934) with W C Fields, the drama "Diamond Jim" (1935) with Edward Arnold and "Death From a Distance" (1935). He also appeared in "Man on the Flying Trapeze" (1935). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Smith Ballew western "Western Gold" (1937), "All Over Town" (1937) and "Flirting With Fate" (1938). He also appeared in "Lawless Valley" (1938) and the western "Born to Be Wild" (1938) with Ralph Byrd. Kelly last acted in the Barbara Stanwyck crime flick "Lady of Burlesque" (1943).

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