Eddie Dew, born in Sumner, WA was an American actor and film and television director. He began his acting career appearing in small, and mainly uncredited film roles. His first substantial roles were as “Captain Kendall” in Military Academy and “Henchman French” in Dude Cowboy. He then had two leading roles in Beyond the Last Frontier and Raiders of Sunset Pass. He also appeared in many films with fellow actor Rod Cameron such as Trigger Trail and Renegades of the Rio Grande.
Although he continued to act his career moved more into film and television directing in the early 1950s. He directed the television series Sergeant Preston of the Yukon which ran for three seasons