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Harry Lewis, actor and Hamburger Hamlet founder, dead at 93

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Actor Harry Lewis, who starred alongside Humphrey Bogart in Key Largo and started the Hamburger Hamlet chain of restaurants, died Sunday at age 93, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Lewis had a string of film and TV roles under his belt when he and his wife, clothing designer Marilyn Lewis, started the first Hamburger Hamlet in 1950 on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, where Ronald Reagan and the Rat Pack were regulars. The burger chain was up to 24 locations when the Lewises sold it in the late ’80s.

Though his career started with a few uncredited bit parts in 1941, Lewis was acting all the way up through a 1985 appearance on the Fame TV series.

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