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Also Known As: Louis Joseph Cote, Lewis J Coty, Lewis J. Cody Died: May 31, 1934
Born: February 22, 1884 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Berlin, New Hampshire, USA Profession: actor, vaudevillian

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Lew Cody was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1918, he appeared in "Mickey" alongside Mabel Normand. Cody's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "For Husbands Only" (1918), "Rupert of Hentzau" (1923) and the Boardman Eleanor drama "Souls For Sale" (1923). He also appeared in the Blanche Sweet romance "The Sporting Venus" (1925) and "What a Widow!" (1930). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties, appearing in "A Woman of Experience" (1931), the drama "Dishonored" (1931) with Marlene Dietrich and "Not Exactly Gentlemen" (1931). He also appeared in "Sporting Blood" (1931) with Clark Gable and the remake "The Common Law" (1931) with Constance Bennett. In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the Loretta Young drama "Three Girls Lost" (1931), "File 113" (1932) and "The Tenderfoot" (1932). He also appeared in "I Love That Man" (1933) and the Jack Oakie musical comedy "Sitting Pretty" (1933). Cody last acted in "Wine, Women, and Song" (1933). Cody was married to Dorothy Dalton. Cody passed away in May 1934 at the age of 50.

Lew Cody was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1918, he appeared in "Mickey" alongside Mabel Normand. Cody's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "For Husbands Only" (1918), "Rupert of Hentzau" (1923) and the Boardman Eleanor drama "Souls For Sale" (1923). He also appeared in the Blanche Sweet romance "The Sporting Venus" (1925) and "What a Widow!" (1930). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties, appearing in "A Woman of Experience" (1931), the drama "Dishonored" (1931) with Marlene Dietrich and "Not Exactly Gentlemen" (1931). He also appeared in "Sporting Blood" (1931) with Clark Gable and the remake "The Common Law" (1931) with Constance Bennett. In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the Loretta Young drama "Three Girls Lost" (1931), "File 113" (1932) and "The Tenderfoot" (1932). He also appeared in "I Love That Man" (1933) and the Jack Oakie musical comedy "Sitting Pretty" (1933). Cody last acted in "Wine, Women, and Song" (1933). Cody was married to Dorothy Dalton. Cody passed away in May 1934 at the age of 50.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Shoot the Works (1934) Axel Hanratty
2.
 Private Scandal (1934) B. J. Somers
3.
 I Love That Man (1933) Labels Castell
4.
 Sitting Pretty (1933) Jules Clark
5.
 By Appointment Only (1933) Dr. [Michael] Travers
6.
 Wine, Women and Song (1933) Morgan Andrews
7.
 70,000 Witnesses (1932) Slip Buchanan
8.
 The Crusader (1932) Jimmy Dale
9.
 The Unwritten Law (1932) Roger Morgan
10.
 Madison Sq. Garden (1932) Rourke
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1915:
Film acting debut in "Comrade John"
1918:
Appeared in "Mickey" alongside Mabel Normand
1934:
Final feature, "Shoot the Works"

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wife:
Dorothy Dalton. Actor. Married and divorced twice.
wife:
Mabel Normand. Actor. Had known one another since childhood; married 1926 until her death in 1930.

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