1909 – He was born on the 16th day of March this year.
1929 – He joined Eva Le Gallienne’s Civic Repertory Theatre in New York City on this year.
1930 – He was an early proponent of the Stanislavski System of acting technique and a founding member of New York’s revolutionary Group Theatre on this year.
1931 – Lewis became one of the 28 original (and youngest) members of New York’s revolutionary Group Theatre.
1947 – Lewis co-founded The Actors Studio, a professional actors’ workshop, with former Group members, director Elia Kazan and producer Cheryl Crawford.
1997 – He died on the 23rd day of November this year.