Lew Meehan

Sep 7, 1890


With a flattened proboscis that ended just above his upper lip, James Lew Meehan was a highly visible presence in budget Westerns from the very early '20s to at least 1944. A lead villain in silent oaters starring lesser-known cowboys like Lester Cuneo, Bill Patton, and Al Hoxie, Meehan's florid acting style can be enjoyed today in such silents as… More


Lew Meehan Videos

The Lost Jungle
3 minutes 43 seconds
Range Feud
4 minutes 46 seconds

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