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Jerry Lewis

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Jerry Lewis (born March 16, 1926) 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 for his charity fund-raising telethons and position as national chairman for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (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.[1] On February 22, 2009, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded Lewis the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.

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Jerry Lewis Gunathon, Massive Personal Arsenal for Sale

Jerry Lewis
Gunathon!! Massive Personal Arsenal for Sale

Did you know ... Jerry Lewis had enough guns in his private collection to arm an entire militia?! It's true ... and now his entire arsenal -- from pump action shotguns to civil war pistols -- are… READ MORE >

Jerry Lewis Cause of Death, His Heart Gave Out

Jerry Lewis
Cause of Death His Heart Gave Out

Jerry Lewis died from heart failure ... TMZ has learned. According to the Clark County Nevada Coroner, the cause of death was ischemic cardiomyopathy ... an effect of coronary artery disease in… READ MORE >

- 582 days ago
Jerry Lewis' Final Stand-Up Performance Before Death Shows He Still Had It

Jerry Lewis
Last Stand-Up Shows He Still Had It

Jerry Lewis still had his sharp wit and comedic edge 7 months before his death ... as seen here in his final on-stage performance ever. Jerry was performing at the Southwest Florida Event… READ MORE >

- 583 days ago
Jerry Lewis Dead at 91 (UPDATE)

Jerry Lewis
Dead at 91

7:15 PM PT -- The White House has issued a statement on the death of Jerry Lewis, saying ... "Jerry Lewis kept us all laughing for over half a century, and his incredible charity work touched the… READ MORE >

- 583 days ago
Jerry Lewis Freestyle Raps ... IN YIDDISH!!!

Jerry Lewis
Freestyle Raps ... IN YIDDISH!!!

Jerry Lewis has mad Yiddish flow ... or maybe it's mad gibberish flow ... either way, it was definitely an attempt at a freestyle rap ... and TMZ has the footage. The 87-year-old legend unleashed… READ MORE >

- 2117 days ago
Charlie Sheen -- Count Me in for 'American Idol' ... BUT ONLY IF ...

Charlie Sheen
Count Me in for 'Idol' BUT ONLY IF ...

Charlie Sheen tells TMZ, he's 100% on board to judge the next season of "American Idol" -- but there are several conditions that must be met before he signs the dotted line.As TMZ first reported,… READ MORE >

- 2449 days ago
New 'American Idol' Judges -- Nigel Lythgoe Pushing For Charlie Sheen & Jerry Lewis

New 'Idol' Judges
Nigel Pushing for Charlie Sheen, Jerry Lewis!

"American Idol" producers are sending feelers out every which way as a "very preliminary" step in deciding what the make-up of the show will be for Season 12 ... sources tell TMZ ... but Nigel… READ MORE >

- 2450 days ago
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