Jerry Lewis


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in Newark, New Jersey, The United States
March 16, 1926

Died
August 20, 2017

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Jerry Lewis was an American comedian, award-winning actor, film producer, writer and director, known for his slapstick humor and his charity fund-raising telethons for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Lewis has won several awards for lifetime achievements from The American Comedy Awards, The Golden Camera, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, The Venice Film Festival and he has 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, the highest Emmy Award presented.

Lewis was originally paired up in 1946 with Dean Martin, and formed the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. In addition to the team's popular nightclub work, they starred in a successf
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Dean and Me: A Love Story

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The Total Film-Maker

4.08 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 1971 — 4 editions
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Jerry Lewis in Person

3.92 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1982 — 3 editions
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Instuction Book For... "Bei...

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The Day The Clown Cried

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Longwalkers

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“I've had great success being a total idiot. ”
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“I get paid for what most kids get punished for.”
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“I shall pass through this world but once, any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now, let me not defer or neglect it for I shall not pass this way again”
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