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Job Actor
Years active 1914-1953
Top Roles The Marquis de la Tour d'Azyr, Doctor Otternschlag, Judge James K. Hardy, Sam Thorndyke, Dr. Hugh Trevelyan
Top GenresDrama, Romance, Comedy, Crime, Adventure, Film Adaptation
Top TopicsBook-Based, Pre-Code Cinema, Based on Play
Top Collaborators (Producer), (Director), (Producer), (Producer)
Shares birthday with Tilly Losch, Herbert Rawlinson, Jack Ingram  see more..

Lewis Stone Overview:

Character actor, Lewis Stone, was born Lewis Shepard Stone on Nov 15, 1879 in Worcester, MA. Stone died at the age of 73 on Sep 12, 1953 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, Westchester County, NY.



Although Stone was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1928/29Best ActorThe Patriot (1928)Count PahlenNominated

He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Lewis Stone Quotes:

Judge James K. 'Jim' Hardy: Betsy's a New Yorker, so of course she carries a gat.

Anne Murdock: Oh, I've made a mistake.
Lawrence 'Larry' Fellowes, also spelled Fellows: Yes? Let me see.
Anne Murdock: Isn't it awful?
Lawrence 'Larry' Fellowes, also spelled Fellows: Oh you poor kid. You're all worn out.
Anne Murdock: I don't care.
Lawrence 'Larry' Fellowes, also spelled Fellows: Anne, you're glorious.
Anne Murdock: Am I?
Lawrence 'Larry' Fellowes, also spelled Fellows: I've just discovered you.

Carlo Boretti: I wish Spaniards wouldn't put so much tragedy in their music; they ask for love with so many tears.

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Lewis Stone Facts
Stone's death was a particularly tragic one. A group of rowdy teenagers had invaded his meticulously kept garden, and he ran out to prevent damage and ask them to leave. The effort proved too much for the gallant 73-year-old and he collapsed of a heart attack, dying almost instantly.

Fought in the Spanish-American War (1898).

Fought in World War l (1917).

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