Lewis, Dave was born on December 22, 1870 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Abraham and Amelia (Tobias) Levi.
Educated Public school, Brooklyn.
Debut as Mooney,” in By the World Forgotten,” Havlin’s Theatre, Cincinnati, August 28, 1892. Has since played in Dore, Davidson Company. Belle of Bohemia”; The Telephone Girl”.
Vaudeville, England and America. In Royal Chef”; Don’t Lie to Your Wife”. Starring in September Morn,” 1914-1915.
With Joe Weber produced the Only Girl” by Victor Herbert, also The Fallen Idol” by Guy Bolton, 1915-1916. Wrote and produced Within the Loop” for Messrs. Shubert, 1916-1917; featured in burlesque over Columbia circuit, 1917-1918.
Life member Actors’ Fund, Lodge of Elks, Northern 4.
Club: The Friars.
Married Lillian Frey, of New York, January 18, 1892.