Sheldon Lewis
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1868
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA

Biography

Stage actor Sheldon Lewis made his movie debut in the 1914 serial The Exploits of Elaine. Lewis' delightfully unsubtle brand of villainy served him well in the title role(s) of Louis B. Mayer's modern-dress version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920). One of his best and least restrained performances of the 1920s was as the strenuously dishonest Frochard in D. W. Griffith's Orphans of the Storm...