Jerry Lewis (born Joseph Levitch, March 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017) was an American comedian, actor, singer, director, producer, screenwriter and humanitarian, whose career spanned eight decades and was nicknamed the "King of Comedy". He was known for his partnership with Dean Martin as the groundbreaking act of Martin and Lewis.
|Full name at birth||
Jerome Joseph Levitch
|Claim to fame||
Martin And Lewis, The Nutty Professor, MDA Spokesperson
|Date of birth||
16 March 1926
|Place of birth||
Newark, New Jersey, USA
|Date of death||
20 August 2017
|Place of death||
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
|Cause of death||
End-Stage Cardiac Disease And Peripheral Vascular Disease
Cremated, ashes given to family
Comedian, actor, singer, film producer, screenwriter and film director
6' (183 cm)
Irvington High School, Irvington, New Jersey, United States (Dropped Out)
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
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