H.B. Lewis
Larry Gates as as H.B. Lewis
Guiding Light
Portrayed by: Larry Gates (1983-1988, 1989, 1990-1995)
Reathel Bean (2006)
Duration: 1983-1988, 1989, 1990-1995 & 2006
First appearance: August 24, 1983
Last appearance: June 14, 2006
Cause/reason: Appeared as a ghost
Created by: Carolyn Culliton
Family: Lewis family
Gender: Male
Died: September 11, 1997
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Occupation: Founder of Lewis Oil
Residence: Cross Creek, Oklahoma
Parents: William Lewis
(father, deceased)
Unknown woman
(mother, deceased)
Siblings: None/unknown
Marital status: Single; at death
Past marriage(s): Martha Lewis
(dissolved; 19??-19??)
Reva Shayne
(divorced; 1985)
Children: Harlan Billy "Billy" Lewis II
(son, with Sally)
Patricia "Trish" Lewis
(daughter, with Martha)
Joshua "Josh" Lewis I
(son, with Martha)
Unnamed child
(sex unknown, with Reva, deceased)
Grandchildren: Melinda Sue "Mindy" Lewis
(granddaughter, via Billy)
Dylan Lewis
(grandson, via Billy)
Harlan Billy "Bill" Lewis III
(grandson, via Billy)
Marah Lewis
(granddaughter, via Josh)
Joshua "Shayne" Lewis II
(grandson, via Josh)
Great-grandchildren: Susan "Daisy" Lemay
(great-granddaughter, via Dylan)
Harlan Billy Lewis IV
(great-grandson, via Bill)
Henry Cooper Lewis
(great-grandson, via Shayne)
Romances: Sally Gleason
(lovers, deceased)
Alexandra Spaulding
Linda [Last name unknown]

Harlan Billy "H.B." Lewis I was a fictional character on the CBS daytime soap opera Guiding Light.

Actor History:Edit

  • Larry Gates (08/1983-08/1988; recurring & 07/1989, 09/1989, 11/1989-12/1989 & 03/1990-10/1995)
  • Reathel Dean (06/2006)

Character History:Edit

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