Lew Ayres

1908 - 1996

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Lewis Frederick Ayres III (December 28, 1908 – December 30, 1996) was an American actor whose film and television career spanned 65 years. He is best known for starring as German soldier Paul Bäumer in the film All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) and for playing Dr. Kildare in nine movies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lew Ayres has received more than 1,041,849 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Lew Ayres is the 2,643rd most popular actor (down from 2,450th in 2019), the 4,327th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,092nd in 2019) and the 1,297th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Lew Ayres ranks 2,643 out of 10,030Before him are Bryce Dallas Howard, Miriam Margolyes, Carol Potter, Alfred Abel, Denis O'Hare, and Cedric Hardwicke. After him are Corin Redgrave, Ernest B. Schoedsack, Dick Miller, Moses Gunn, Tony Ramos, and Jean-Marc Barr.

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Among people born in 1908, Lew Ayres ranks 182Before him are Karl Hein, Carlos Lleras Restrepo, Jacques Herbrand, Pedro Arico Suárez, Boris Polevoy, and Henryk Zygalski. After him are Ethel Catherwood, Sœur Emmanuelle, Eddie Tolan, Geirr Tveitt, Karl Hohmann, and Harald Reinl. Among people deceased in 1996, Lew Ayres ranks 139Before him are Hernán Siles Zuazo, Paul Rand, Kiyoshi Atsumi, Danilo Alvim, Tarō Okamoto, and Chen Jingrun. After him are Imre Kovács, Reinhard Libuda, Endel Puusepp, Henri Nouwen, Joanne Dru, and Laurens van der Post.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lew Ayres ranks 4,327 out of 15,968Before him are Carol Potter (1948), Kevin Durant (1988), Mercedes de Acosta (1892), Anita O'Day (1919), Denis O'Hare (1962), and Nikos Galis (1957). After him are Big Bill Broonzy (1903), Ted Neeley (1943), Lewis Boss (1846), Ernest B. Schoedsack (1893), Dick Miller (1928), and Moses Gunn (1929).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Lew Ayres ranks 1,297Before him are Kathleen Quinlan (1954), Zelda Rubinstein (1933), James Drury (1934), Bryce Dallas Howard (1981), Carol Potter (1948), and Denis O'Hare (1962). After him are Ernest B. Schoedsack (1893), Dick Miller (1928), Moses Gunn (1929), Steven Williams (1949), Kenny Ortega (1950), and Art Carney (1918).

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