Lew Ayres

Lew Ayres
1908 - 1996

Lew Ayres  American Actor


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Lew Ayres was previously married to Diana Hall (1964), Ginger Rogers (1934 - 1941) and Lola Lane (1931 - 1933).

Lew Ayres was in relationships with Christine Larson (1961), Nancy Valentine (1959), Joanne Dru (1958 - 1960), Coleen Gray (1951), Dorothy Patrick (1949), Estelita Rodriguez (1949), Jane Wyman (1948 - 1949), Janis Paige (1947), Sari Maritza (1938), Janet Gaynor (1933), Donna Reed, Carol Thurston, Mona Knox, Audrey Totter and Jean Harlow.

Lew Ayres had encounters with Eileen Howe (1948), Jane Nigh (1946), Claire James (1946), Helen Gilbert (1939), Mary Beth Hughes (1939) and Katharine Hepburn (1938).


American Actor Lew Ayres was born Lewis Frederick Ayres III on 28th December, 1908 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and passed away on 30th Dec 1996 Los Angeles, Ca aged 88. He is most remembered for All Quiet on the Western Front (1930). His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Lew Ayres was in 3 on-screen matchups, including Dorothy Lamour in The Last Train from Madrid (1937), Jean Harlow in Iron Man (1931) and Jeanette MacDonald in Broadway Serenade (1939).

Lew Ayres is a member of the following lists: Male actors from San Diego, Male actors from Minneapolis and Male actors from Minneapolis, Minnesota.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 56 years 21 years, 10 months 1 year, 4 months
Dating15 81 years, 1 month 23 years, 5 months 2 months, 1 day
Encounter6 79 years, 11 months 38 years, 3 months 1 month, 1 day
Total24 81 years, 1 month 26 years, 11 months 1 month, 1 day


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
Religion Lutheran
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

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 playing Dr. Kildare in nine movies.

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Lew Ayres88 CapricornActor
Diana Hall-
Christine Larson54 PiscesActress
Nancy Valentine89 AquariusActress
Joanne Dru74 AquariusActress
Coleen Gray92 ScorpioActress
Dorothy Patrick65 GeminiActress
Estelita Rodriguez37 CancerActress
Eileen Howe92 AquariusActress
Jane Wyman90 CapricornActress
Janis Paige96 VirgoActress
Jane Nigh68 PiscesActress
Claire James65 TaurusActress
Helen Gilbert80 CancerActress
Mary Beth Hughes75 ScorpioActress
Katharine Hepburn96 TaurusActress
Sari Maritza77 PiscesActress
Ginger Rogers83 CancerActress
Janet Gaynor77 LibraActress
Lola Lane75 TaurusEntertainer
Jean Harlow26 PiscesActress
Donna Reed64 AquariusActress
Carol Thurston46 LibraActress
Mona Knox79 TaurusActress
Audrey Totter95 SagittariusActress
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Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart1994Prof. CabelTV Movie
Cast the First Stone1989MartinTV Movie
Under Siege1986John PaceTV Movie
L.A. Law1986Lorimar HendersonTV Show
Outlaws1986Timothy Jared WadeTV Show
Lime Street1985Henry Wade CulverTV Show
The World of Don Camillo1984DocMovie
Finder of Lost Loves1984Oliver HawthorneTV Show
Highway to Heaven1984Frank Worton, Harry Haynes, Ivan ZelenkaTV Show
Hotel1983Nelson O'NeilTV Show
The A-Team1983Bernie GreeneTV Show
Savage in the Orient1983Allan ClydesdaleTV Movie
Fame1982Bert KlineTV Show
The Devlin Connection1982WedemeyerTV Show
Of Mice and Men1981CandyTV Movie
Cagney & Lacey1981Conrad MintonTV Show
Simon & Simon1981Justin CarterTV Show
Reunion1980Bob HollanderTV Movie
Magnum, P.I.1980Sidney DollingerTV Show
Letters from Frank1979Dan MillerTV Movie
Salem's Lot1979Jason BurkeTV Movie
Knots Landing1979Andrew DouglasTV Show
Trapper John, M.D.1979Dr. ChambersTV Show
Damien: Omen II1978Bill AthertonMovie
Suddenly, Love1978Mr. GrahamTV Movie
Battlestar Galactica1978President AdarTV Show
Flying High1978Wilbur DodsonTV Show
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1978NoahTV Show
End of the World1977BeckermanMovie
Fantasy Island1977J.D. Pettigrew, John CookTV Show
The Fantastic Journey1977RayatTV Show
The Love Boat1977Carl HooperTV Show
Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident1976Allen DullesTV Movie
Quincy M.E.1976Prof. Henry HillmanTV Show
The Bionic Woman1976Dr. Elijah CooperTV Show
Wonder Woman1975Dr. Kenneth WilsonTV Show
The Questor Tapes1974VaslovikTV Movie
Little House on the Prairie1974Lem McCaryTV Show
Heat Wave!1974Dr. GraysonTV Movie
Battle for the Planet of the Apes1973MandemusMovie
The Stranger1973Prof. Dylan MacAuleyTV Movie
Hawkins1973Gus BittermanTV Show
The Magician1973Max BradenTV Show
The Biscuit Eater1972Mr. AmesMovie
The Man1972Noah CalvinTV Movie
Kung Fu1972BeaumontTV Show
The Streets of San Francisco1972Harlan EdgertonTV Show
She Waits1972Dr. Sam CarpenterTV Movie
Earth II1971President Charles Carter DurantTV Movie
McMillan & Wife1971Ambassador Justin SinclairTV Show
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law1971Bennett HamiltonTV Show
Columbo1971Dr. Howard NicholsonTV Show
Mary Tyler Moore1970Doug BoothTV Show
San Francisco International Airport1970Jess MurrayTV Show
The Interns1970Dr. HoltTV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969Dr. Andrew SwansonTV Show
Hawaii Five-O1968Comm. Reginald Blackwell, Dr. Elias Haig, The GovernorTV Show
Here Come the Brides1968MunceyTV Show
The Doris Day Show1968William TylerTV Show
ABC Stage 671966ArthurTV Show
I Spy1965Dr. Owen MacleanTV Show
The Big Valley1965Jason Fleet, Sheriff Roy KingstonTV Show
The F.B.I.1965Marshall WinslowTV Show
Mark Dolphin1965TV Movie
The Carpetbaggers1964'Mac' McAllisterMovie
Slattery's People1964Spencer Champion CarlisleTV Show
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963Dr. Thomas ClayTV Show
Channing1963Joshua TillettTV Show
Advise & Consent1962The Vice PresidentMovie
Saints and Sinners1962Judge Victor LlewelynTV Show
The Virginian1962Judge John MarkhamTV Show
Ben Casey1961Thomas W. HardinTV Show
Bus Stop1961John BensonTV Show
My Three Sons1960Professor HarperTV Show
Route 661960Frank BartlettTV Show
The Barbara Stanwyck Show1960Dr. Paul HarrisTV Show
Laramie1959Dr. Samuel MuddTV Show
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959Howard MoonTV Show
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse1958Dr. Samuel A. MuddTV Show
Frontier Justice1958Clint Howard, Himself - HostTV Show
Pursuit1958John ConradTV Show
Alcoa Theatre1957Jed Risk, Nathan HardyTV Show
Playhouse 901956Carl DossTV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956Clint Howard, Jesse Martin, Jud LesterTV Show
Gunsmoke1955Jonathan ColeTV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955Dr. John MohlerTV Show
Climax!1954Bob KilgoreTV Show
Donovan's Brain1953Dr. Patrick J. CoryMovie
No Escape1953John Howard TracyMovie
Cavalcade of America1952Matt NeedhamTV Show
Omnibus1952Julius Maltby (segment "Nothing So Monstrous")TV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952Father John GeraldTV Show
New Mexico1951Capt. HuntMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
The Capture1950VannerMovie
Johnny Belinda1948Dr. Robert RichardsonMovie
The Unfaithful1947Larry HannafordMovie
The Way of Peace1947Narrator (voice)Short Film
The Dark Mirror1946Dr. Scott ElliottMovie
Dr. Kildare's Victory1942Dr. James KildareMovie
Fingers at the Window1942Oliver DuffyMovie
Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day1941Dr. James KildareMovie
Maisie Was a Lady1941Bob RawlstonMovie
The People vs. Dr. Kildare1941Dr. James KildareMovie
Dr. Kildare's Strange Case1940Dr. James 'Jimmy' KildareMovie
Dr. Kildare Goes Home1940Dr. James KildareMovie
Dr. Kildare's Crisis1940Dr. James 'Jimmy' KildareMovie
The Golden Fleecing1940Henry TwinkleMovie
Broadway Serenade1939James Geoffrey SeymourMovie
Calling Dr. Kildare1939Dr. James KildareMovie
Remember?1939Sky AmesMovie
The Ice Follies of 19391939Eddie BurgessMovie
The Secret of Dr. Kildare1939Dr. James 'Jimmy' KildareMovie
These Glamour Girls1939Philip S. GriswoldMovie
Holiday1938Ned SetonMovie
Rich Man, Poor Girl1938Henry ThayerMovie
King of the Newsboys1938Jerry FlynnMovie
Spring Madness1938Sam ThatcherMovie
Young Dr. Kildare1938Dr. James KildareMovie
Scandal Street1938Joe McKnightMovie
The Crime Nobody Saw1937Nick MilburnMovie
The Last Train from Madrid1937Bill DexterMovie
Hold 'Em Navy1937Tommy GrahamMovie
Murder with Pictures1936Kent MurdockMovie
The Leathernecks Have Landed1936Woodruff 'Woody' DavisMovie
Lady Be Careful1936Chester aka DynamiteMovie
Panic on the Air1936Jerry FranklinMovie
Shakedown1936Bob SandersonMovie
The Lottery Lover1935Cadet Frank HarringtonMovie
Silk Hat Kid1935Eddie HowardMovie
Spring Tonic1935Caleb EnixMovie
Servants' Entrance1934Erik LandstromMovie
She Learned About Sailors1934Larry WilsonMovie
Cross Country Cruise1934Norman WinthropMovie
Let's Be Ritzy1934Jimmy SterlingMovie
State Fair1933Pat GilbertMovie
Don't Bet on Love1933Bill McCafferyMovie
My Weakness1933Ronnie GregoryMovie
The Impatient Maiden1932Dr. Myron BrownMovie
Night World1932Michael RandMovie
Okay, America!1932Larry WayneMovie
The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood1932Lew AyresMovie
Iron Man1931Kid MasonMovie
The Spirit of Notre Dame1931Bucky O'BrienMovie
Up for Murder1931Robert MarshallMovie
Heaven on Earth1931StatesMovie
Many a Slip1931Jerry BrooksMovie
All Quiet on the Western Front1930Paul (as Lewis Ayres)Movie
The Doorway to Hell1930LouieMovie
Common Clay1930Hugh FullertonMovie
East Is West1930Billy Benson (as Lewis Ayers)Movie
The Kiss1929PierreMovie
The Sophomore1929Sophomore Fraternity Brother (uncredited)Movie
Big News1929Copyboy (uncredited)Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (2)

wjerryzwjerryzDec 5, 2015

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

wjerryzwjerryzOct 11, 2015

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

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