Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis

American actor, comedian 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
Height5'10" (1.79m)
SpouseSanDee Pitnick (m 1983 - 2017) , Patti Palmer (m 1944 - 1980)
ChildrenGary Lewis
ParentsDanny Lewis , Rachel Rae Levitch
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Top Stories

The most offensive film ever made? Why Jerry Lewis buried The Day the Clown Cried

  • On March 21 1999, the Italian actor Roberto Benigni won an Oscar for his performance in Life Is Beautiful as a Jewish bookshop owner who, forced into a concentration camp with his young son, tries to turn the situation into a farce in order to protect the boy from the worst of the experiences. Critics agreed that Benigni had trod a fine line between tastelessness and profundity and come out on top, even if his over-exuberant acceptance speech at the awards was not to everyone’s taste: the actor

Videos

Fans pay tribute to 'King of Comedy' Jerry Lewis

Hollywood comedian Jerry Lewis dies aged 91, having perfected a goofy brand of slapstick that endeared him to millions over the course of a career spanning six decades.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Three on a Couch
Three on a Couch
1h 49min
1975
The Ladies' Man
The Ladies' Man
1h 46min
1961
Three Ring Circus
Three Ring Circus
1h 43min
1954
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey
G
1h 21min
2009
The Nutty Professor
The Nutty Professor
PG
1h 15min
2008
Arizona Dream
Arizona Dream
1h 59min
1994
The Day the Clown Cried
The Day the Clown Cried
1h 30min
1972
The Errand Boy
The Errand Boy
1h 32min
1961
The Martin & Lewis Story: The Last Great Comedy Team
The Martin & Lewis Story: The Last Great Comedy Team
2021
Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown
Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown
1h 1min
2016
Max Rose
Max Rose
1h 24min
2016
The Trust
The Trust
R
1h 33min
2016
An Evening With Jerry Lewis: Live From Las Vegas
An Evening With Jerry Lewis: Live From Las Vegas
2013
Jerry Lewis: Method to the Madness
Jerry Lewis: Method to the Madness
2011
The Sad Sack
The Sad Sack
1h 38min
2009
Joe Louis: America's Hero ... Betrayed
Joe Louis: America's Hero ... Betrayed
2008
Fight for Life
Fight for Life
1h 37min
1987
Par où t'es rentré, on t'a pas vu sortir
Par où t'es rentré, on t'a pas vu sortir
1h 36min
1984
Retenez Moi...Ou Je Fais Un Malheur
Retenez Moi...Ou Je Fais Un Malheur
1h 30min
1984
Cracking Up
Cracking Up
PG
1h 30min
1985
The King of Comedy
The King of Comedy
PG
1h 41min
1983
Slapstick of Another Kind
Slapstick of Another Kind
PG
1h 27min
1984
Hardly Working
Hardly Working
PG
1h 31min
1981
Circus of the Stars
Circus of the Stars
1979
Friars Club Roast of Jerry Lewis
Friars Club Roast of Jerry Lewis
1971
Hook, Line & Sinker
Hook, Line & Sinker
G
1h 32min
1969
Jack Benny's Birthday Special
Jack Benny's Birthday Special
1969

Albums

Essential Capitol Collection
Essential Capitol Collection
2011
At the Movies
At the Movies
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
Puppy Dog Dream
Puppy Dog Dream
2011
Nagger
Nagger
2011
Noisy Eater
Noisy Eater
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