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Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis

American comedian, actor and filmmaker
Celebrated manic comic and filmmaker who occasionally recorded, with and without partner Dean Martin.Wikipedia
BornMarch 16, 1926
HometownNewark, New Jersey, United States of America
Net worth$50 million
Height6'0" (1.83m)
SpouseSanDee Pitnick, Patti Palmer
ChildrenGary Lewis
ParentsDanny Lewis, Rachel Rae Levitch
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Remembering Hollywood legend Jerry Lewis

Hollywood legend Jerry lewis has died, aged 91. The comedian and all-round entertainer passed away of ‘natural causes’ at his home in Las Vegas, his family announced. Born Joseph Levitch in Newark, in 1926, it was his meeting with Dean Martin in 1946 which launched his career. His goofy foil to Martin’s suave persona proved to be comedy gold. At the height of their fame they could whip up the kind of hysteria usually reserved for musicians like the Beatles. He went on to star in more than 45 films spanning five decades. His last film ‘Max Rose’ premiered in 2013, when he was 87 years old. Lewis once summed up his career saying “I’ve had great success being a total idiot”
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Albums

At the Movies
At the Movies
2011
Essential Capitol Collection
Essential Capitol Collection
2011
Hosting a Show [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, November 19, 1961]
Hosting a Show [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, November 19, 1961]
2020
More Jerry Lewis/Jerry Lewis Sings for Children
More Jerry Lewis/Jerry Lewis Sings for Children
2018
Noisy Eater
Noisy Eater
2011
Puppy Dog Dream
Puppy Dog Dream
2011
Nagger
Nagger
2011
EMI Comedy Classics: Jerry Lewis Unrestrained
EMI Comedy Classics: Jerry Lewis Unrestrained
2008
Are You for Real?
Are You for Real?
2006
Phoney Phone Calls: 1959-1972
Phoney Phone Calls: 1959-1972
2001
Jerry Lewis on Comedy
Jerry Lewis on Comedy
2001
Just Sings
Just Sings
1995
Capitol Collector's Series
Capitol Collector's Series
1989

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1983British Academy of Film & Television ArtsSupporting ActorThe King of Comedy (film)Nominated
1966Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyBoeing Boeing (1965 film)Nominated
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