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Lew Ayres

Lew Ayres


Birthdate: December 28, 1908

Deathdate: December 30, 1996

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lew Ayres, born Lewis Frederick Ayres III (December 28, 1908 – December 30, 1996) was an American actor, probably best known for his role as Dr. Kildare in several movies, which was apt since originally he had studied medicine at the University of Arizona. Description above from the Wikipedia article Lew Ayres, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia ...detailed bio

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Salem's Lot (1979)

The prologue shows a church in Guatemala in which two men, Ben Mears and Mark Petrie, are filling small bottles with holy water. When one of the bottles begins to emit an eerie supernatural glow, Mears tells Petrie "They've found us again." The story then flashes back two years, to the small tow...
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Suddenly, Love (1978)

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Damien: Omen II (1978)

A week after the burial of Robert and Katherine Thorn, archeologist Carl Bugenhagen (Leo McKern) asks his friend Michael Morgan (Ian Hendry) to deliver a box to the guardian of Thorn's young son, Damien. He reveals that Damien is the Antichrist and that the box contains a warning and the means to...
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End of the World (1977)

Prof. Andrew Boran (Kirk Scott) is a research scientist who discovers strange radio signals in space that appear to originate from the Earth. The signals seem to predict natural disasters occurring around the globe. When he and his wife (Sue Lyon) decide to investigate the source of the signals, ...
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The Questor Tapes (1974)

Project Questor is the brainchild of the genius Dr. Emil Vaslovik, a Nobel laureate. Vaslovik had developed plans to build a super-human android. A team of the world's foremost experts is able to build the android, even though they do not understand the components with which they are working — th...
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Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)

This synopsis is based on the extended version of the film released to syndicated television in the late 1970s, the Japanese laserdisc and more recently on DVD and Blu-Ray. Told as a flashback in the early 21st century, with a wraparound sequence narrated by the orangutan Lawgiver (John Huston) s...
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The Biscuit Eater (1972)

The Biscuit Eater is a 1972 Walt Disney Productions film released by Buena Vista Distribution based on a novel by James H. Street. It is the last 'One Boy and his Animal' themed film made by Disney, as this subgenre would eventually grow out of fashion. The 1972 film is a remake of a 1940 film st...
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Advise & Consent (1962)

The President of the United States (Franchot Tone) nominates Robert A. Leffingwell (Henry Fonda) as United States Secretary of State. The second-term President, who is ill, has chosen him because he does not believe that Vice President Harley Hudson (Lew Ayres)—whom both he and others usually ign...
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No Escape (1953)

A woman and a songwriter suspected of murder join forces to crack the case.
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Donovan's Brain (1953)

The story revolves around an attempt to keep alive the brain of millionaire megalomaniac W.H. Donovan after an otherwise fatal plane crash. But the brain starts to possess people.
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The Capture (1950)

Lin Vanner (Lew Ayres), is manager of an oil company. The payroll has been stolen in a hold-up. His fiancée urges him to pursue the suspect in hope that he will gain recognition. Deducing the road the robber may have taken over the border with Mexico, he goes along to intercept him. He shoots a m...
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Johnny Belinda (1948)

It is the story of a deaf-mute girl, Belinda McDonald, who is befriended by the new doctor, Dr. Robert Richardson, who comes to Cape Breton Island on the east coast of Canada. The doctor realizes that, although she cannot hear or speak, Belinda is very intelligent. She lives on a farm with her fa...
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The Unfaithful (1947)

Chris Hunter stabs a man in her home one night while her husband Bob is out of town. The dead man's name is Tanner and she claims not to know him. A blackmailer, Martin Barrow, shows up with a bust of Chris Hunter's head signed by Tanner, who was a sculptor. Larry Hannaford, her lawyer and a good...
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The Dark Mirror (1946)

This psychological thriller tells the story of a pair of identical twins, one loving and nice and the other severely disturbed. A doctor is killed and witnesses identify one of the twins as the person seen having a quarrel with the victim shortly before his death. A detective investigating the ca...
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Fingers at the Window (1942)

A magician uses hypnosis to create an army of murderers.
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Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (1941)

Dr. James Kildare (Ayres) and nurse Mary Lamont (Day) are finally set to be married. But the night before the wedding, Mary steps into the street and is struck down by a truck. Kildare arrives at her bedside just before she dies. Her last words: "This is going to be a lot easier for me than it wi...
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Dr. Kildare's Crisis (1940)

Jimmy Kildare's impending nuptials are jeopardized by a diagnosis of possible epilepsy in his fiancee's brother.
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Dr. Kildare Goes Home (1940)

Doctor James Kildare (Lew Ayres), just appointed resident assistant at the Byng State Hospital by his mentor Dr. Leonard Gillespie (Lionel Barrymore), is forced to return to his hometown when his general-practitioner father (Samuel S. Hinds) collapses from overwork.
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Holiday (1938)

Johnny Case (Cary Grant), a self-made man, is about to marry Julia Seton (Doris Nolan), but then learns that she is rich. He meets her sister Linda (Katharine Hepburn), father (Henry Kolker), and dissolute brother Ned (Lew Ayres). Johnny discusses his possibilities with his more humble friends, P...
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Hearts in Bondage (1936)

This 1936 film is In black and white and is a drama based on events in the American Civil War and starts with citizens choosing loyalty to the Confederacy or to the Union in the first days of the crisis. Early scenes show the burning of the USS Merrimack by its Union crew to prevent it from falli...