Jerry Lewis

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Jerry Lewis
Lewis in the 1960s
BornJoseph Levitch
16 Mairch 1926(1926-03-16)
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Dee'd20 August 2017(2017-08-20) (aged 91)
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
  • Comedian
  • actor
  • sangster
  • director
  • producer
  • screenwriter
  • humanitarian
  • Patti Palmer (m. 1944; div. 1980)
  • SanDee Pitnick (m. 1983)
Bairns7 includin Gary Lewis

Jerry Lewis (born Joseph or Jerome Levitch, dependin on the soorce;[1] Mairch 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017) wis an American actor, comedian, sangster, film producer, film director, screenwriter an humanitarian.

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  1. Kehr, Dave (20 August 2017). "Jerry Lewis, Mercurial Comedian and Filmmaker, Dies at 91". The New York Times. Most sources, including his 1982 autobiography, “Jerry Lewis: In Person,” give his birth name as Joseph Levitch. But Shawn Levy, author of the exhaustive 1996 biography “King of Comedy: The Life and Art of Jerry Lewis,” unearthed a birth record that gave his first name as Jerome.