Lew Ayres

Lew Ayres, Ken Murray and Ginger Rogers
1908 - 1996

Lew Ayres  American Actor


Lewis Frederick Ayres III (December 28, 1908 – December 30, 1996), known professionally as Lew Ayres, was an American actor, best known for starring as German soldier Paul Bäumer in the film classic All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) and for playi...

Confirmed Relationships19
Longest Relationship8 yrs, 2 mths
Average Relationship Length8 mths
Rumored Relationships5
First Name Lew
Middle Name Frederick
Last Name Ayres III
Full Name at Birth Lewis Frederick Ayres III
Age 88 (age at death) years
Birthday 28th December, 1908
Birthplace Minneapolis, Minnesota
Died 30th December, 1996
Place of Death Los Angeles, Ca
Cause of Death Complications from a Coma
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Year(s) Active 1929-1994
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/636/000043507/, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=1823
Friend Joel McCrea, Russell Gleason, William Bakewell, Ben Alexander
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Lew Ayres88 CapricornActor
Diana Hall-
Christine Larsen54 PiscesActress
Nancy Valentine88 AquariusActress
Joanne Dru74 AquariusActress
Coleen Gray92 ScorpioActress
Dorothy Patrick65 GeminiActress
Estelita Rodriguez37 CancerActress
Eileen Howe90 AquariusActress
Jane Wyman90 CapricornActress
Janis Paige93 VirgoActress
Jane Nigh68 PiscesActress
Claire James65 TaurusActress
Helen Gilbert81 CancerActress
Mary Beth Hughes75 ScorpioActress
Katharine Hepburn96 TaurusActress
Sari Maritza77 PiscesActress
Ginger Rogers83 CancerActress
Janet Gaynor77 LibraActress
Lola Lane75 TaurusActress
Donna Reed64 AquariusActress
Mona Knox79 TaurusActress
Jean Harlow26 PiscesActress
Audrey Totter95 SagittariusActress
Carol Thurston46 LibraActress
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Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart1994 Prof. Cabel TV Movie
Cast the First Stone1989 Martin TV Movie
Under Siege1986 John Pace TV Movie
L.A. Law1986 Lorimar Henderson TV Show
Outlaws1986 Timothy Jared Wade TV Show
Lime Street1985 Henry Wade Culver TV Show
The World of Don Camillo1984 Doc Movie
Finder of Lost Loves1984 Oliver Hawthorne TV Show
Highway to Heaven1984 Ivan Zelenka, Frank Worton, Harry Haynes TV Show
Hotel1983 Nelson O'Neil TV Show
The A-Team1983 Bernie Greene TV Show
Savage in the Orient1983 Allan Clydesdale TV Movie
Fame1982 Bert Kline TV Show
The Devlin Connection1982 Wedemeyer TV Show
Of Mice and Men1981 Candy TV Movie
Cagney & Lacey1981 Conrad Minton TV Show
Simon & Simon1981 Justin Carter TV Show
Reunion1980 Bob Hollander TV Movie
Magnum, P.I.1980 Sidney Dollinger TV Show
Letters from Frank1979 Dan Miller TV Movie
Salem's Lot1979 Jason Burke TV Movie
Knots Landing1979 Andrew Douglas TV Show
Trapper John, M.D.1979 Dr. Chambers TV Show
Damien: Omen II1978 Bill Atherton Movie
Suddenly, Love1978 Mr. Graham TV Movie
Battlestar Galactica1978 President Adar TV Show
Flying High1978 TV Show
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1978 Noah TV Show
End of the World1977 Beckerman Movie
Fantasy Island1977 John Cook, J.D. Pettigrew TV Show
The Fantastic Journey1977 Rayat TV Show
The Love Boat1977 Carl Hooper TV Show
Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident1976 Allen Dulles TV Movie
Quincy M.E.1976 Prof. Henry Lester Hillman TV Show
The Bionic Woman1976 Dr. Elijah Cooper TV Show
Wonder Woman1975 Dr. Theodore Wilson TV Show
The Questor Tapes1974 Vaslovik TV Movie
Little House on the Prairie1974 Lem McCary TV Show
Heat Wave!1974 Dr. Grayson TV Movie
Battle for the Planet of the Apes1973 Mandemus Movie
The Stranger1973 Prof. Dylan MacAuley TV Movie
Hawkins1973 Gus Bitterman TV Show
The Magician1973 Max Braden TV Show
The Biscuit Eater1972 Mr. Ames Movie
The Man1972 Noah Calvin TV Movie
Kung Fu1972 Beaumont TV Show
The Streets of San Francisco1972 Harlan Edgerton TV Show
She Waits1972 Dr. Sam Carpenter TV Movie
Earth II1971 President Charles Carter Durant TV Movie
McMillan & Wife1971 Ambassador Justin Sinclair TV Show
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law1971 TV Show
Columbo1971 Dr. Howard Nicholson TV Show
Mary Tyler Moore1970 Doug Booth TV Show
San Francisco International Airport1970 Jess Murray TV Show
The Interns1970 Dr. Holt TV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969 Dr. Andrew Swanson TV Show
Hawaii Five-O1968 The Governor TV Show
Here Come the Brides1968 Muncey TV Show
The Doris Day Show1968 William Tyler TV Show
ABC Stage 671966 Arthur TV Show
I Spy1965 Dr. Owen Maclean TV Show
The Big Valley1965 Sheriff Roy Kingston TV Show
The F.B.I.1965 Marshall Winslow TV Show
Mark Dolphin1965 Movie
The Carpetbaggers1964 'Mac' McAllister Movie
Slattery's People1964 Spencer Champion Carlisle TV Show
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963 Dr. Thomas Clay TV Show
Channing1963 Joshua Tillett TV Show
Advise & Consent1962 The Vice President Movie
Saints and Sinners1962 Judge Victor Llewelyn TV Show
The Virginian1962 Judge John Markham TV Show
Ben Casey1961 Thomas W. Hardin TV Show
Bus Stop1961 John Benson TV Show
My Three Sons1960 Professor Harper TV Show
Route 661960 Frank Bartlett TV Show
The Barbara Stanwyck Show1960 Dr. Paul Harris TV Show
Laramie1959 Dr. Samuel Mudd TV Show
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959 Howard Moon TV Show
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse1958 Dr. Samuel A. Mudd TV Show
Frontier Justice1958 Clint Howard, Himself - Host TV Show
Pursuit1958 John Conrad TV Show
Alcoa Theatre1957 Nathan Hardy, Jed Risk TV Show
Playhouse 901956 Carl Doss TV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956 Jesse Martin, Jud Lester, Clint Howard TV Show
Gunsmoke1955 Jonathan Cole TV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955 Dr. John Mohler TV Show
Climax!1954 Bob Kilgore TV Show
Donovan's Brain1953 Dr. Patrick J. Cory Movie
No Escape1953 John Howard Tracy Movie
Cavalcade of America1952 Matt Needham TV Show
Omnibus1952 TV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952 Father John Gerald TV Show
New Mexico1951 Captain Hunt Movie
Schlitz Playhouse1951 TV Show
The Capture1950 Lin Vanner Movie
Johnny Belinda1948 Dr. Robert Richardson Movie
The Unfaithful1947 Larry Hannaford Movie
The Way of Peace1947 Narrator (voice) Short Film
The Dark Mirror1946 Dr. Scott Elliott Movie
Dr. Kildare's Victory1942 Dr. James Kildare Movie
Fingers at the Window1942 Oliver Duffy Movie
Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day1941 Dr. James Kildare Movie
Maisie Was a Lady1941 Bob Rawlston Movie
The People vs. Dr. Kildare1941 Dr. James Kildare Movie
Dr. Kildare's Strange Case1940 Dr. James 'Jimmy' Kildare Movie
Dr. Kildare Goes Home1940 Dr. James Kildare Movie
Dr. Kildare's Crisis1940 Dr. James 'Jimmy' Kildare Movie
The Golden Fleecing1940 Henry Twinkle Movie
Broadway Serenade1939 James Geoffrey Seymour Movie
Calling Dr. Kildare1939 Dr. James Kildare Movie
Remember?1939 Sky Ames Movie
The Ice Follies of 19391939 Eddie Burgess Movie
The Secret of Dr. Kildare1939 Dr. James 'Jimmy' Kildare Movie
These Glamour Girls1939 Philip S. Griswold Movie
Holiday1938 Ned Seton Movie
Rich Man, Poor Girl1938 Henry Thayer Movie
King of the Newsboys1938 Jerry Flynn Movie
Spring Madness1938 Sam Thatcher Movie
Young Dr. Kildare1938 Dr. James Kildare Movie
Scandal Street1938 Joe McKnight Movie
The Crime Nobody Saw1937 Nick Milburn Movie
The Last Train from Madrid1937 Bill Dexter Movie
Hold 'Em Navy1937 Tommy Graham Movie
Murder with Pictures1936 Kent Murdock Movie
The Leathernecks Have Landed1936 Woodruff 'Woody' Davis Movie
Lady Be Careful1936 Chester aka Dynamite Movie
Panic on the Air1936 Jerry Franklin Movie
Shakedown1936 Bob Sanderson Movie
The Lottery Lover1935 Cadet Frank Harrington Movie
Silk Hat Kid1935 Eddie Howard Movie
Spring Tonic1935 Caleb Enix Movie
Servants' Entrance1934 Erik Landstrom Movie
She Learned About Sailors1934 Larry Wilson Movie
Cross Country Cruise1934 Norman Winthrop Movie
Let's Be Ritzy1934 Jimmy Sterling Movie
State Fair1933 Pat Gilbert Movie
Don't Bet on Love1933 Bill McCaffery Movie
My Weakness1933 Ronnie Gregory Movie
The Impatient Maiden1932 Dr. Myron Brown Movie
Night World1932 Michael Rand Movie
Okay, America!1932 Larry Wayne Movie
The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood1932 Lew Ayers Movie
Iron Man1931 Kid Mason Movie
The Spirit of Notre Dame1931 Bucky O'Brien Movie
Up for Murder1931 Robert Marshall Movie
Heaven on Earth1931 States Movie
Many a Slip1931 Jerry Brooks Movie
All Quiet on the Western Front1930 Paul Movie
The Doorway to Hell1930 Louie Movie
Common Clay1930 Hugh Fullerton Movie
East Is West1930 Billy Benson Movie
The Kiss1929 Pierre Movie
The Sophomore1929 Sophomore Fraternity Brother (uncredited) Movie
Big News1929 Copyboy (uncredited) Movie
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wjerryzDec 5, 2015

Lew played an exceptional part in the WWI movie. Great actor

wjerryzOct 11, 2015

No doubt in my mind he dated the nicest looking actresses in Hollywood

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