Obituary of Jerry Lewis


Jerry Lewis

Joseph Lewis (born on March 16th, 1926) was a Film-Actor and Film-Actor 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.

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    • Full Name: Lewis, Joseph
    • Common Name: Jerry Lewis
    • Birth Name: Joseph Levitch
    • Gender: Male
    • Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
    • Birth Date: March 16, 1926
    • Age: 91 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Le Roi du Crazy, Picchiatello (in Italy), The King of Comedy, Joseph Levitch, Jerome Levich
    • Category/Genre: Film-Actor

    • Dead or Alive?: Dead
    • 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
    • Mother: Rachel
    • 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)

Death Notice:

  • Date: August 20, 2017
  • Place: Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Cardiac disease and peripheral artery disease

Claim to Fame:

Joseph is famous partly because he or she has a biograpy and obituary on

Quotable Quotes:


"Is he dead or alive? According to our records, Mr. Lewis is Dead."

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