Jerry Lewis, legendary entertainer and humanitarian, is dead at 91
He called Dean Martin a pal, he was absolutely adored by the French, and he did true good in the world as the national chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Jerry Lewis will be missed.
The legendary comedian, singer, actor, filmmaker, producer, and all-around creator died in his Las Vegas home on Sunday morning, his family confirms. He was 91.
Lewis got his start in the late-1940s as one half of a nightclub act that also featured Dean Martin. Their sharp comic timing and natural patter opened the door to a radio program and, later, early television. Read more…