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Lew Cody (Louis Joseph Côté)

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Biography

Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
This dark-haired, suave American-born matinée idol of French ancestry abandoned a medical career after receiving favorable reviews for his performance in a school play at McGill Medical College in Montreal. He went on to study drama at the Stanhope Wheatcroft School of Acting in New York, then toured in vaudeville and with stock companies before performing at the Winter Garden with his own troupe of players. Cody's first appearance on screen was in short films with the Balboa Amusement Company. He then worked for Thomas H. Ince and Mack Sennett, advancing to full-length features by 1917, initially playing villains. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself - at High Art Studios

Show People 1928

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Character: Colonel Kovrin

Dishonored 1931

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Character: Tip Scanlon

Sporting Blood 1931

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Character: Captain Otto von Lichstein

A Woman of Experience 1931

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Character: Wally Weber

Sweepstakes 1931

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Character: Axel Hanratty

Shoot the Works 1934

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Character: Himself

Movie Memories 1934

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Character: Tip Scanlon in 'The Sporting Venus'

The Big Parade of Comedy 1964

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Character: Himself

Hollywood 1980

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