Lewis Sargent (August 19, 1903 – November 19, 1970) was an American film actor. He appeared in 80 films between 1917 and 1949.
Sargent was born in Los Angeles on August 19, 1903. He had 8 brothers and sisters.
His father Lewis was a carpenter, and his older bother, Don Sargent, was a Cinematographer
in Hollywood for over 40 years. He was an early friend of James Wong Howe. His ancestor,
William Sargent, sailed to Agawam, Massachusetts with Captain John Smith in 1614.
Lewis W. Sargent was the third child of Lewis and Elsa Plath Sargent. He was a child actor
in the early days of motion pictures until 1935 when he portrayed Major Francis Martling's
assistant, George in The New Adventures of Tarzan produced by its creator Edgar Rice Burroughs. This serial was shot in Guatemala. He played the title role in Huckleberry Finn in 1920, played supporting roles in Oliver Twist (1922), shared the lead with a dog in The Call of the Wilderness (1926) and several other films though 1929.
Sargent died November 19, 1970 while a patient at the Hollywood West Hospital.
- Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp (1917)
- Huckleberry Finn (1920) – as Huckleberry Finn
- The Soul of Youth (1920)
- Just Around the Corner (1921)
- Oliver Twist (1922)
- The Phantom Fortune (1923)
- South of Panama (1928)
- The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935)
- "Mark Twain's Immortal Boy Hero On The Screen". The Herald Journal. April 1, 1920. Retrieved May 16, 2011.