|Born||in Newark, New Jersey, USA|
|Died||in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (ischemic cardiomyopathy)|
|Birth Name||Jerome Joseph Levitch|
Le Roi du Crazy|
The King of Comedy
|Height||5' 10½" (1.79 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Jerry Lewis (born March 16, 1926) was an American comedian, actor, singer, film producer, screenwriter and film director. He is known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio. He was originally paired up with Dean Martin in 1946, forming the famed comedy team of Martin and Lewis. In addition to the duo's popular nightclub work, they starred in a successful series of comedy films for Paramount Pictures. Lewis was also known for his charity fund-raising telethons and position as national chairman for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Lewis won several awards for lifetime achievements from The American Comedy Awards, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and Venice Film Festival, and he had two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2005, he received the Governors Award of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Board of Governors, which is the highest Emmy Award presented. On February 22, 2009, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded Lewis the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
Jerry died on August 20, 2017, in Las Vegas.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous
|SanDee Pitnick||(13 February 1983 - 20 August 2017) (his death) (1 child)|
|Patti Lewis||(3 October 1944 - 27 January 1983) (divorced) (6 children)|
Trade Mark (7)
He also refused to update his will to reflect that Joseph succumbed to an addiction to drugs in 2009.