Lew Temple is an American actor best known for his roles as Locus Fender in the action film Domino, starring Keira Knightley; and as Cal, the diner manager in the comedy-drama Waitress, starring Keri Russell.
Born and raised in the Bayou Country of Louisiana, his film credits include the critically-acclaimed Waitress (2007), starring Keri Russell, Jeremy Sisto, Cheryl Hines, Nathan Fillion and Andy Griffith, as well as Halloween (2007), starring Malcolm McDowell.
Lew has also had prominent roles in Domino (2005), in which he co-stars with Keira Knightley, Christopher Walken, Lucy Liu and Mena Suvari; The Devil's Rejects (2005), with Bill Moseley, William Forsythe, Rosario Dawson and Natasha Lyonne; Heavens Fall (2006), with Timothy Hutton, David Strathairn, Leelee Sobieski and Bill Sage; and The Visitation (2006), with Martin Donovan, Kelly Lynch and Edward Furlong.
Lew is also in the critically-acclaimed 21 Grams (2003), with Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro and Naomi Watts; and Rolling Kansas (2003), with Kevin Pollak and Rip Torn.
Lew began his acting career on the stage of the prestigious Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas, working alongside artists such as Vanessa Redgrave in Julius Caesar and Anthony & Cleopatra, as well as acclaimed writer/directors Michael Wilson, Terrence McNally and Edward Albee.
On television, he had a major recurring role on the third season of the horror series The Walking Dead, from 2012-2013.
Prior to acting, Lew had a Minor League Baseball career with the Seattle Mariners and Houston Astros. He worked his way through the Astros system to become Assistant Director of Minor Leagues and Scouting.
Lew is a graduate of Rollins College in Florida. He is married with a child.