Lew Meehan

James Lew Meehan[1] (September 7, 1890 – August 10, 1951) was an American film actor.[2]

Lew Meehan
Walloping Wallace lobby card.jpg
Lobby card for Walloping Wallace (1924) with Lew Meehan and Buddy Roosevelt
Born(1890-09-07)September 7, 1890
DiedAugust 10, 1951(1951-08-10) (aged 60)
Years active1921-1947

Meehan appeared in 207 films between 1921 and 1947.[citation needed] He was often the main villain in silent Westerns, but in sound films he was usually an "anonymous henchman".[1]

Meehan was born in Minnesota and died in Los Angeles, California.

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ a b Wollstein, Hans J. "Lew Meehan". AllMovie. Archived from the original on June 18, 2021. Retrieved June 18, 2021.
  2. ^ Katchmer, George A. (May 20, 2015). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. ISBN 9781476609058. Retrieved April 19, 2019 – via Google Books.

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