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Lew Temple is an American actor who portrayed Axel in AMC's The Walking Dead.


Lew was born on October 2, 1967 in Kotzebue, Alaska, and raised in Texas. He was the 1982 Baseball MVP at Rollins, and graduated from Rollins College in 1985.

In 2002, he was let go from a movie contract, because he dismissed symptoms of leukemia with a forty percent chance of survival. He stayed in a hospital during eight months for chemotherapy treatment.

Other Works

  • Kidnap
  • The Devils Rejects
  • Domino
  • Halloween (2007 Remake)
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Déjà Vu
  • Hawaii FIve-0


  • In 2009, he was involved in a charity event for breast cancer called Bowling for Boobies.