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actor

Lew Fields, American actor. member Hamlin, Mitchell & Fields, 1904.

Background

Fields, Lew was born on January 1, 1867 in New York, United States. Son of Samuel and Sarah Fields.

Education

Educated Allen Public school, New York.

Career

Began stage career, 1877, with Joseph Weber, in juvenile Dutch sketches. Assisted in organizing Weber & Fields Company, 1885, proprs. Broadway Music Hall, 1895.

Became member Hamlin, Mitchell & Fields, 1904. Opened Lew Fields’ Theatre, New York, December 5, 1904. Acquired Herald Square Theatre, 1906.

Toured with Joseph Weber, 1914. Produced musical comedy “Zuzi,” 1915, Bosom Friends, 1916.

Membership

Member Hamlin, Mitchell & Fields, 1904.

Connections

Married Rose Harris.

father:
Samuel Fields

mother:
Sarah Fields

spouse:
Rose Harris.