Geoffrey Lewis

American actor (1935-2015)

Geoffrey Bond Lewis (July 31, 1935 – April 7, 2015) was an American character actor.[1] Lewis was known for his movie roles alongside Robert Redford and Clint Eastwood.[2]

Geoffrey Lewis
Born(1935-07-31)July 31, 1935
DiedApril 7, 2015(2015-04-07) (aged 79)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active1963, 1970–2015
Spouse(s)Glenis Batley (m. 1973-1975; divorced)
Paula Hochhalter (m. 19??-2015, his death)
Children9, including Juliette Lewis

Personal life


Lewis was born in San Diego, California. He was married to Glenis Batley from 1973 until they divorced in 1975, Then he was married to Paula Hochhallter until his death in 2015. One of his daughters is actress-singer Juliette Lewis.



Lewis worked many times with actor-director Clint Eastwood in several movies. They were Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Pink Cadillac, Any Which Way You Can, Bronco Billy, Every Which Way but Loose, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot and High Plains Drifter.[3] He is also part of the musical story-telling group Celestial Navigations.[4]

On April 7, 2015, Lewis died of natural causes in his Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California home, aged 79.[2]


  1. Geoffrey Lewis – Filmography New York Times
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Geoffrey Lewis, Dead: Actor Known For Robert Redford, Clint Eastwood Movies Dies At Woodland Hills Home". The Inquisitr News. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
  3. Geoffrey Lewis profile, New York Times; accessed April 8, 2015.
  4. "Celestial Navigations: Official Website". celestial-navigations. Retrieved February 13, 2016.

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