Lewis Sargent
Date of Birth
Aug 19, 1903
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, CA

Biography

Unlike predecessors Robert Gordon and Jack Pickford, who had both been too old for the role, tough-looking little Lewis Sargent became the screen's first truly convincing Huckleberry Finn. That was in 1920 and by then Sargent was already a two-year Hollywood veteran, having first gained notice as Ben Gunn in the Franklin brothers' all-kiddie Treasure Island (1918). Rangy and athletic, Lewis was...