From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lee Phelps (May 15, 1893 – March 19, 1953) was an American film actor. He appeared in over 600 films between 1917 and 1953, mainly in uncredited roles. He also appeared in three films that won the Academy Award for Best Picture (Grand Hotel, You Can't Take It with You, and Gone with the Wind). Phelps appeared in the 1952 episode "Outlaw's Paradise" as a judge in the syndicated western television series, The Adventures of Kit Carson, starring Bill Williams in the title role. He also appeared in a 1952 TV episode (#90) of The Lone Ranger.