Wednesday 15 August 2012

Lew Kelly

Born: 24 August 1879, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: 10 June 1944, Los Angeles, California, USA

An actor with a worn look, which enabled him to play hard working types like railway worker, postman, labourers as well as sheriffs and judges.

Star Reporter (1939) as Janitor

With Marsha Hunt.

The Gay Falcon (1941) as Elmer, the jailer

With George Sanders.

The Falcon Takes Over (1942) as the coroner

Lew is on the far right. The other three, from left to right, are George Sanders, James Gleason and Harry Shannon.

The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Gus, the guard at the gate.

Lew Kelly is talking to Clarence Kolb.


  1. We just found out we bought Lew Kelly's Long Island house. Apparently his mother-in-law burned alive in one of our bedrooms. So, naturally, we are interested in this man's career. Thanks for the blog!

    1. Thank you for your comment. More Lew Kelly pictures in the next few weeks.