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Jerry Lewis

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Jerry Lewis (born on March 16th, 1926) was a Film-Actor and Comedian who was famous for many funny films and characters. He was also well known for his Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon. Jerry died on August 20th, 2017 and his death was basically because of old age. He was 91.

Jerry Lewis's Biography Wiki:

  • Full Name: Lewis, Joseph "Jerry"
  • Birth Name: Joseph Levitch
  • Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey
  • Birth Date: March 16, 1926
  • Also Known As: Le Roi du Crazy, Picchiatello (in Italy), The King of Comedy, Joseph Levitch, Jerome Levich
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  • Net Worth: Over $100K (estimated)
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse/Partner:
    • SanDee "Sam" Pitnick (married 13 February 1983-2017, his death)
    • Patti Palmer (née Esther Calonico)(married 3 October 1944-divorced. October 1982)
  • Father: Daniel "Danny" Levitch
  • Mother: Rachel "Rae" Levitch (née Brodsky)
  • Siblings:
  • Children:
    • Gary Lewis (son, born July 31, 1945)
    • Ronald Steven "Ronnie" Lewis (adopted son, born December 1949)
    • Scott Anthony Lewis (son, born February 22, 1956)
    • Christopher "Chris" Joseph Lewis( son, born October 1957)
    • Anthony Joseph Lewis (son, born October 1959)
    • Danielle Sara Lewis (adopted daughter, adopted March 1992)

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Jerry Lewis starred in many films with and without favorite straight man, Dean Martin. Jerry's biggest claim to fame is the telethon that he runs annually for "Jerry's Kids" which have been his kids for over 4 decades. His Muscular Dystrophy telethon is the biggest in America.

Death Notice:

  • Name of Deceased: Jerry Lewis
  • Date: August 20, 2017-deaths
  • Place: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Cause of Death: Unknown reason
  • Funeral Arrangements:Not made public

Quotable Quotes:

~ Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac...It's in the hole! It's in the hole! It's in the hole!

~ Most of my life I have done what I wanted to do. I have had fun on the job.

Is he dead or alive? We understand that Mr. Lewis has passed away.

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