Interview with Howard Lew Lewis aka Rabies!
Name- Howard Lew Lewis
Height- 6ft 3 ins
DOB- circa end of Stone Age
Eye Colour- Brown
Place of Birth- London
Marital Status- Married
Character played in MMMM- Rabies
Favorite Colour- Blue
Favorite Band/Singer- Frank Zappa
Favorite TV Programme- Daffy Duck
Favorite Film- Chimes at Midnight
Favorite Book- The Good Soldier Schweik
Favorite Food- Thai
Did you always want to be an actor? No
How did you get into acting? Worked for many years in Computers/Telecommunications,
then they made me a manager, thought it was time to move on and became an actor.Who were your inspirations whilst growing up? Orson Welles and many others.
What has been your favorite project to work on? Maid Marian
And your least favorite? Not many, best left undisturbed.
What was it like working on MMMM? Excellent
If you could have played any other character besides yours, who would it be? Little Ron
Did you form any close relationships with any other cast members? I've stayed good friends with Mike Edmonds
Were there any off set romances?! ;) I married mine.
Did you have any input in the writing of your character? No
Are you anything like your character? Yes
Talk us through how you got the part in MMMM I went up for an interview and got the job.
Mind you I had worked with Tony Robinson before, that might have something to do with it.....What was the set like to work on? Muddy
What was your favorite moment when working on MMMM? Singing Pixie Paul
What was your favorite episode of MMMM? Much the Minimart Managers Son
Do you have a favorite MMMM song? A Friend like Rose
Would you do another series if asked? Yes, but very unlikely to happen, regretfully.
(These are questions sent in by other MMMM Fans on the web.)
Are you working on any projects at the moment? Just finished doing a Casualty. Irony of Ironies;
they made me have a medical for it!If the series had kept going up until now, how would you picture your character now? (eg. married...) Married with 9.3 children.
Which character in MMMM are you most like and why? Rabies, but not quite so dumb.
Do you keep in contact with any of the MMMM cast members?Yes, Mike Edmonds
If you had to invite 5 guests (past/present) to a dinner party, who would they be, and why? Too many to choose from.
Have you got any party pieces? No.
If you could be anyone in the world for a day, who would it be? Nelson Mandela
Do you get recognised much when you're out shopping etc...? A bit.
What was your favorite kids show when you were younger? I cant remember. Bad sign.
Do you like ketchup or Brown sauce? Yes