Jerry Lewis Biography

Jerry Lewis AM ChLD is 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 is also known as the host, for more than 40 years, of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual Labor Day Telethon and national chairman of the MDA. Lewis has won several awards for lifetime achievements from The American Comedy Awards, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and 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, 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. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Jerry Lewis
Full Name:
Joseph Levitch
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Screenwriter, Film director, Comedian, Film Producer, Singer, Television Director, Writer
Ethnicity:
Jewish people, Russian American, Jewish American
Religion:
Judaism
Date of Birth:
March 16, 1926 (92)
Astrological Sign:
Pisces
Marriages
Jerry Lewis Timeline
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