Lew Ayres (1908–1996)

Actor | Soundtrack | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) | Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973) | Advise & Consent (1962)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination More »
AKA 
Lewis Ayers | Lewis Ayres
BORN 
Dec 28, 1908 (died Dec 30, 1996)
HEIGHT 
5' 9½" (1.77m)

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Past Film & Video (76 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (83 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Hart to Hart: Crimes of the HartHart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart (TV Movie) Prof. Cabel  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Cast the First StoneCast the First Stone (TV Movie) Martin  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Highway to HeavenHighway to Heaven (TV Series) Ivan Zelenka / Frank Worton / Harry Haynes ( 3 episodes, 1985–1989 )  Less 1985–1989 3
  • Primary photo for L.A. LawL.A. Law (TV Series) Lorimar Henderson ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Cagney & LaceyCagney & Lacey (TV Series) Conrad Minton ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for OutlawsOutlaws (TV Series) Timothy Jared Wade ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
    • Madrid (Feb 7, 1987) Timothy Jared Wade  Less
  • Primary photo for The A-TeamThe A-Team (TV Series) Bernie Greene ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Simon & SimonSimon & Simon (TV Series) Justin Carter ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
    • Treasure (Oct 23, 1986) Justin Carter  Less
  • Primary photo for Under SiegeUnder Siege (TV Movie) John Pace  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Lime StreetLime Street (TV Series) Henry Wade Culver ( 8 episodes, 1985–1986 )  Less 1985–1986 8
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  • Primary photo for Finder of Lost LovesFinder of Lost Loves (TV Series) Oliver Hawthorne ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for HotelHotel (TV Series) Nelson O'Neil ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
    • Trials (May 2, 1984) Nelson O'Neil  Less
  • Primary photo for FameFame (TV Series) Bert Kline ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Savage in the OrientSavage in the Orient (TV Movie) Allan Clydesdale  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) John Cook / J.D. Pettigrew ( 2 episodes, 1979–1983 )  Less 1979–1983 2
  • Primary photo for Quincy M.E.Quincy M.E. (TV Series) Prof. Henry Lester Hillman ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The Devlin ConnectionThe Devlin Connection (TV Series) Wedemeyer ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Little House on the PrairieLittle House on the Prairie (TV Series) Lem McCary ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Trapper John, M.D.Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series) Dr. Chambers ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Knots LandingKnots Landing (TV Series) Andrew Douglas ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Of Mice and MenOf Mice and Men (TV Movie) Candy  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Magnum, P.I.Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) Sidney Dollinger ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Carl Hooper ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for ReunionReunion (TV Movie) Bob Hollander  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Letters from FrankLetters from Frank (TV Movie) Dan Miller  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Salem's LotSalem's Lot (TV Movie) Jason Burke  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Suddenly, LoveSuddenly, Love (TV Movie) Mr. Graham  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Flying HighFlying High (TV Series) Wilbur Dodson ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Greatest Heroes of the BibleGreatest Heroes of the Bible (TV Series) Noah ( 2 episodes, 1978 )  Less 1978 2
  • Primary photo for Battlestar GalacticaBattlestar Galactica (TV Series) President Adar ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Wonder WomanWonder Woman (TV Series) Dr. Kenneth Wilson ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The Fantastic JourneyThe Fantastic Journey (TV Series) Rayat ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Mary Tyler MooreMary Tyler Moore (TV Series) Doug Booth ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The Bionic WomanThe Bionic Woman (TV Series) Dr. Elijah Cooper ( 2 episodes, 1977 )  Less 1977 2
  • Primary photo for Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy IncidentFrancis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (TV Movie) Allen Dulles  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-OHawaii Five-O (TV Series) Comm. Reginald Blackwell / Dr. Elias Haig / The Governor ( 4 episodes, 1968–1976 )  Less 1968–1976 4
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  • Primary photo for McMillan & WifeMcMillan & Wife (TV Series) Ambassador Justin Sinclair ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Kung FuKung Fu (TV Series) Beaumont ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The MagicianThe Magician (TV Series) Max Braden ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for ColumboColumbo (TV Series) Dr. Howard Nicholson ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Heatwave!Heatwave! (TV Movie) Dr. Grayson  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Questor TapesThe Questor Tapes (TV Movie) Vaslovik  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for HawkinsHawkins (TV Series) Gus Bitterman ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The Streets of San FranciscoThe Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) Harlan Edgerton ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The StrangerThe Stranger (TV Movie) Prof. Dylan MacAuley  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Owen Marshall, Counselor at LawOwen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for She WaitsShe Waits (TV Movie) Dr. Sam Carpenter  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Earth IIEarth II (TV Movie) President Charles Carter Durant  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The InternsThe Interns (TV Series) Dr. Holt ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for San Francisco International AirportSan Francisco International Airport (TV Series) Jess Murray ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Judge John Markham ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Doris Day ShowThe Doris Day Show (TV Series) William Tyler ( 4 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970 4
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  • Primary photo for My Three SonsMy Three Sons (TV Series) Professor Harper ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
    • Mister X (Mar 14, 1970) Professor Harper  Less
  • Primary photo for Marcus Welby, M.D.Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series) Dr. Andrew Swanson ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Here Come the BridesHere Come the Brides (TV Series) Muncey ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Big ValleyThe Big Valley (TV Series) Jason Fleet / Sheriff Roy Kingston ( 2 episodes, 1967–1968 )  Less 1967–1968 2
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Jonathan Cole ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for ABC Stage 67ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) Arthur ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for The F.B.I.The F.B.I. (TV Series) Marshall Winslow ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for I SpyI Spy (TV Series) Dr. Owen Maclean ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
    • The Tiger (Jan 5, 1966) Dr. Owen Maclean  Less
  • Primary photo for Slattery's PeopleSlattery's People (TV Series) Spencer Champion Carlisle ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Kraft Suspense TheatreKraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) Dr. Thomas Clay ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Mark DolphinMark Dolphin (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Ben CaseyBen Casey (TV Series) Thomas W. Hardin ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for ChanningChanning (TV Series) Joshua Tillett ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for LaramieLaramie (TV Series) Dr. Samuel Mudd ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Saints and SinnersSaints and Sinners (TV Series) Judge Victor Llewelyn ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Bus StopBus Stop (TV Series) John Benson ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The Barbara Stanwyck ShowThe Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series) Dr. Paul Harris ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Jesse Martin / Jud Lester / Clint Howard ( 3 episodes, 1956–1961 )  Less 1956–1961 3
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show with June AllysonThe DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) Howard Moon ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Route 66Route 66 (TV Series) Frank Bartlett ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Alcoa TheatreAlcoa Theatre (TV Series) Nathan Hardy / Jed Risk ( 2 episodes, 1958–1959 )  Less 1958–1959 2
  • Primary photo for PursuitPursuit (TV Series) John Conrad ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Westinghouse Desilu PlayhouseWestinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) Dr. Samuel A. Mudd ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Frontier JusticeFrontier Justice (TV Series) Clint Howard / Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
    • Unrelenting Sky (Aug 18, 1958) Clint Howard / Himself - Host  Less
  • Primary photo for Climax!Climax! (TV Series) Bob Kilgore ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Cavalcade of AmericaCavalcade of America (TV Series) Matt Needham ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Carl Doss ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The Ford Television TheatreThe Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) Father John Gerald ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Screen Directors PlayhouseScreen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) Dr. John Mohler ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954 1
Self (12 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for MGM: When the Lion RoarsMGM: When the Lion Roars (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1992 )  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Talking PicturesTalking Pictures (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Geschundenes Zelluloid - Das Schicksal des Kinoklassikers 'Im Westen nichts Neues'Geschundenes Zelluloid - Das Schicksal des Kinoklassikers 'Im Westen nichts Neues' (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Frontier JusticeFrontier Justice (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 10 episodes, 1958 )  Less 1958
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  • Primary photo for The Tennessee Ernie Ford ShowThe Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
    • Lew Ayres (Jan 2, 1958) Himself - Actor  Less
  • Primary photo for Wide Wide WorldWide Wide World (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The Kate Smith Evening HourThe Kate Smith Evening Hour (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1951 )  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for The Ken Murray ShowThe Ken Murray Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1951 )  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots Series 10, No. 6Screen Snapshots Series 10, No. 6 (Short) Himself  Less 1931
  • Primary photo for Carnival Night in ParisCarnival Night in Paris (Short) Himself / Banjo Player  Less 1927
Archive Footage (17 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Lost ForeverLost Forever Paul (clip from All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $250K
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) Paul Bäumer ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Especial redoblajes (Feb 22, 2011) Paul Bäumer (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for These Amazing ShadowsThese Amazing Shadows Paul (clip from All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $250K
  • Primary photo for GarboGarbo Pierre Lassalle (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Checking Out: Grand HotelChecking Out: Grand Hotel (Video) Himself - At the premiere (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The 69th Annual Academy AwardsThe 69th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Universal StoryThe Universal Story (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Preminger: Anatomy of a FilmmakerPreminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker Actor 'Advise and 'Consent' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for HollywoodHollywood (TV Mini-series) Actor 'All Quiet on Western Front' ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980
    • Hollywood Goes to War (Jan 29, 1980) Actor 'All Quiet on Western Front' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Mr. Ames ( 2 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Last GenerationThe Last Generation Self (archive footage)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Hollywood My Home TownHollywood My Home Town Himself (archive footage)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Judy Garland ShowThe Judy Garland Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964
    • Episode #1.16 (Jan 19, 1964) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Without Make-UpHollywood Without Make-Up Himself (archive footage)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: Style Center of the WorldHollywood: Style Center of the World (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for The Miracle of SoundThe Miracle of Sound (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for From the Ends of the EarthFrom the Ends of the Earth (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1939
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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