Immortal Lambs

1933 The Lambs Council approved the following:

Resolved – The Lambs, at each Annual Meeting, perpetuate the memory of deceased members who, by their benevolence or devotion to service, made it possible for the Club to survive. To be placed on the list of Immortal Lambs is the highest honor the Club can bestow upon a departed member.

Immortal Lambs

Name Year Elected Year Died Membership Type Notes
Joseph S. Buhler19101961LifetimeImmortal Lamb, founder Lambs' Servicemen's Morale Corps
Edwin J. Burke19241944LifetimePlaywright, screenwriter, 1932 Academy Award winner
Robert H. Burnside18971952Honorary LifetimeWrote & staged spectacles for the Hippodrome
Richard Lincoln Charles19531997TheatricalActor/Publisher
Tom Dillon19512005Honorary LifetimeSinger, Pres. Actors' Fund of America
William Gaxton19231963TheatricalActor/Singer/B'way star: "Anything Goes"
Martin Gillen19311943PatronPolitical economist, official of the U.S. Shipping Board
John L. Golden18931955Lifetime, TheatricalProducer
Clay M. Greene18871933LifetimeActor/Producer/Prolific Playwright
Joseph R. Grismer29 May 18931922TheatricalProducer, Playwright: Way Down East
Robert L. Hague19191939PatronHeaded marine dept., Standard Oil Co. of NJ
William S. Hart19061946TheatricalActor/Movie star
DeWolf Hopper27 Dec 18871935Lifetime, TheatricalComic actor, singer, husband of Hedda Hopper
Charles H. Hoyt24 Feb 18901900TheatricalPlaywr. of Farce Comedy: A Trip to Chinatown
Frank W. Kitching18971917PatronVP of brokerage firm, Civil War veteran
Bert Lytell19161954TheatricalActor: Lady in the Dark; Pres of Actors Equity
Thomas Meighan19061936Lifetime, TheatricalActor, Silent movie star w/Gloria Swanson
Henry J. Montague18741878TheatricalActor, Founding Member
William Norris18921929TheatricalActor:  My Cinderella Girl
Raymond W. Peck19101950TheatricalProducer/Actor
Winchell Smith18991933TheatricalPlaywright/Director: Lightnin'
Augustus Thomas24 Dec 18871934TheatricalPlaywright, credited with resolving actors strike of 1919
David Warfield19011951Lifetime, TheatricalActor
Percy Wenrich19181952TheatricalComposer, Lyricist, Lambs benefactor
Bert Wheeler19271978TheatricalFilm comedian/club act w/Tom Dillon
Percy G. Williams19091923Lifetime, TheatricalActor, theater owner, founded Actors' Home