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Lew Cody

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.

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Feb 22, 1884 In Waterville, Maine, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Bride's Awakening 1918-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Hollywood My Home Town 1965-12-31
Known For
Poster of Hollywood My Home Town
Poster of Shoot the Works
Poster of Sitting Pretty
Poster of Revelation
Movie Hollywood My Home Town 1965-12-31
Movie The Big Parade of Comedy (archive footage) 1964-09-02
Movie Hollywood Without Make-Up Himself 1963-07-01
Movie Shoot the Works Axel Hanratty 1934-07-18
Movie File 113 1933-01-05
Movie By Appointment Only Dr. Michael Travers 1933-07-06
Movie I Love That Man Labels Castell 1933-07-07
Movie Sitting Pretty Jules Clark 1933-11-23
Movie 70,000 Witnesses Slip Buchanan 1932-09-09
Movie The Tenderfoot Joe Lehman 1932-05-23
Movie A Parisian Romance Baron 1932-10-01
Movie Madison Sq. Garden Rourke 1932-11-04
Movie The Crusader Jimmie Dale 1932-10-04
Movie Under-Cover Man Kenneth Mason 1932-12-02
Movie Three Girls Lost William (Jack) Marriott 1931-04-19
Movie Meet the Wife Philip Lord 1931-04-16
Movie Beyond Victory Lew Cavanaugh 1931-04-03
Movie Sweepstakes Wally Weber 1931-07-10
Movie Dishonored Colonel Kovrin 1931-04-04
Movie X Marks the Spot George Howard 1931-12-13
Movie The Common Law Dick Carmedon 1931-07-17
Movie Sporting Blood Tip Scanlon 1931-08-08
Movie A Woman of Experience Otto von Lichstein 1931-08-06
Movie Three Rogues Ace Beaudry 1931-08-03
Movie The Voice of Hollywood No. 5 1930-01-31
Movie Divorce Among Friends Paul Wilcox 1930-12-13
Movie What a Widow! Victor 1930-09-12
Movie The Baby Cyclone Joe Meadows 1928-09-26
Movie Show People Himself (uncredited) 1928-11-20
Movie On Ze Boulevard Gaston Pasqual 1927-06-25
Movie Adam and Evil 1927-08-27
Movie 1925 Studio Tour Himself 1925-04-09
Movie His Secretary David Colman 1925-12-06
Movie Man and Maid Sir Nicholas Thormonde 1925-04-20
Movie The Sporting Venus Prince Carlos 1925-04-12
Movie A Slave of Fashion Nicholas Wentworth 1925-08-23
Movie Exchange of Wives John Rathburn 1925-10-04
Movie Defying the Law Pietro Savori 1924-06-03
Movie The Woman on the Jury George Montgomery / George Wayne 1924-04-20
Movie Nellie, the Beautiful Cloak Model Walter Peck 1924-04-16
Movie Revelation 1924-06-23
Movie Husbands and Lovers Rex Phillips 1924-11-02
Movie So This Is Marriage? Daniel Rankin 1924-11-26
Movie Three Women Edmund Lamont 1924-10-04
Movie Hello, 'Frisco Lew Cody 1924-09-28
Movie Souls for Sale Owen Scudder 1923-04-22
Movie Within the Law Joe Garson 1923-04-28
Movie The Valley of Silent Men 1922-09-10
Movie Secrets of Paris King Rudolph 1922-10-01
Movie The Sign on the Door Frank Devereaux 1921-05-01
Movie The Butterfly Man Sedgewick Blynn 1920-04-18
Movie The Life Line Unknown 1919-10-05
Movie Don't Change Your Husband Schuyler Van Sutphen 1919-01-26
Movie The Broken Butterfly Darrell Thorne 1919-11-01
Movie Painted Lips Unknown 1918-02-04
Movie The Bride's Awakening 1918-01-01
Movie Mickey Reggie Drake 1918-08-01
Movie For Husbands Only 1918-09-01
Movie Borrowed Clothes Unknown 1918-11-04
Movie Beans Unknown 1918-09-16