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Jerry Lewis

Comedian / Film Director / Singer-songwriter / Writer / Screenwriter / Musician / Television Producer / Film Producer | * 03/16/1926 († 91, 08/20/2017) | Newark, New Jersey (United States of America (USA))
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Jerry Lewis (born Joseph Levitch; March 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017) was an American comedian, actor, singer and humanitarian who was famously nicknamed "The King of Comedy" and has appeared in more than 59 motion pictures, including the first sixteen films with his partner, singer Dean Martin, during their act as Martin and Lewis. As a solo leading star, he acted in Cinderfella (1960), The Bellboy (1960), The Errand Boy (1961), The Ladies Man (1961), It's Only Money (1962), The Nutty Professor (1963), Who's Minding the Store? (1963), The Patsy (1964), The Disorde..."> ()
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Jerry Lewis (March 16, 1926 - August 20, 2017) was an American comedian, actor, film producer, writer, film director and singer. He is best-known for his slapstick humor in stage, radio, screen, recording and television. Lewis is also known for his charity fund-raising telethons and position as national chairman for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Lewis won several awards for lifetime achievements from The American Comedy Awards, The Golden Camera, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and The Venice Film Festival, and he has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Talk-Shows

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Jerry Lewis

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Commander of The Legion of Honour New Jersey Hall of Fame Honorary Member of The Order of Australia Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Trustees Award Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor
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Movies with Jerry Lewis as Actor(97)

as Himself (archive footage)2022 The Dark Side of a Hollywood Icon
as himself2021 Kreka: Dreamcatcher
as himself2017 Dying Laughing
as Self (archive footage)2016 The Story of The Day The Clown Cried
as Self (archive footage)2016 Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown
as Jim's Father2016 The Trust
as Max Rose2016 Max Rose
as himself2016 The Clown
as Self (archive footage)2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
as Chamberlain2013 Till Luck Do Us Part 2
as Self (archive footage)2011 Laurel & Hardy: Their Lives and Magic
as Stationmaster (voice)2009 Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey!
as Professor Julius Kelp / Buddy Love2008 The Nutty Professor
as Jerome Littlefield in The Disorderly Orderly (archive footage)2004 Los Angeles Plays Itself
as (archive footage)2002 Edith Head: The Paramount Years
as Self (archive footage)1997 The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender
as Self (archive footage)1997 Sports on the Silver Screen
as Self (archive footage)1996 Shirley Maclaine: Kicking Up Her Heels
as George Fawkes1995 Funny Bones
as Leo Sweetie1993 Arizona Dream
as himself1992 Mr. Saturday Night
as Arnold Ross1989 Cookie
as Dr. Bernard Abrams1987 Fight for Life
as Jerry Logan1984 The Defective Detective
as Myron Mertz (archive footage) (uncredited)1984 Terror in the Aisles
as Warren Nefron / Dr. Perks / Gangster / Speed Armeter1983 Smorgasbord
as Jerry Langford1982 The King of Comedy
as Self (archive footage)1982 Oops, Those Hollywood Bloopers!
as Wilbur Swain / Caleb Swain1982 Slapstick (Of Another Kind)
as Bo Hooper1981 Hardly Working
as Self (Voice)1981 Rascal Dazzle
as Self (archive footage)1979 The Hollywood Clowns
as Brendan Byers III1970 Which Way to the Front?
as Bandleader (voice)1970 One More Time
as Peter J. Ingersoll / Fred Dobbs1969 Hook, Line and Sinker
as Self (uncredited)1969 The Jack Benny Birthday Special
as Gerald Clamson1967 The Big Mouth
as Pete Mattemore1966 Way... Way Out
as Christopher Pride / Warren / Ringo / Rutherford / Heather1966 Three on a Couch
as Robert Reed1965 Boeing, Boeing
as Driver (uncredited)1965 Red Line 7000
as Willard Woodward / James Peyton / Everett Peyton / Julius Peyton / Eddie Peyton / Skylock Peyton / B1965 The Family Jewels
as Stanley Belt1964 The Patsy
as Himself (Archive footage)1964 Soap Opera
as Jerome Littlefield1964 The Disorderly Orderly
as Professor Julius F. Kelp / Buddy Love / Baby Kelp1963 The Nutty Professor
as Norman Phiffer1963 Who's Minding the Store?
as Driver Who Runs Over Hat (uncredited)1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
as Lester March1962 It's Only Money
as Morty S. Tashman1961 The Errand Boy
as Herbert H. Heebert / Mama Heebert1961 The Ladies Man
as Stanley / Himself1960 The Bellboy
as Cinderfella1960 Cinderfella
as Cameo1959 Li'l Abner
as John Paul Steckler I / John Paul Steckler IV / John Paul Steckler VII1959 Don't Give Up the Ship
as Gilbert Wooley1958 The Geisha Boy
as Clayton Poole1958 Rock-a-Bye Baby
as Private Meredith C. Bixby1957 The Sad Sack
as Sidney L. Pythias1957 The Delicate Delinquent
as Malcolm Smith1956 Hollywood or Bust
as Wade Kingsley Jr. / Wade Kingsley Sr.1956 Pardners
as Eugene Fullstack1955 Artists and Models
as Wilbur Hoolick1955 You're Never Too Young
as Homer Flagg1954 Living It Up
as Jerry Hotchkiss1954 3 Ring Circus
as Harvey Miller1953 The Caddy
as Woman in Lala's Dream (uncredited)1953 Road to Bali
as Myron Mertz1953 Scared Stiff
as Virgil Yokum1953 Money from Home
as Melvin Jones1952 Sailor Beware
as Ted Rogers1952 The Stooge
as Hap Smith1952 Jumping Jacks
as 'Junior' Jackson1951 That's My Boy
as Alvin Korwin1950 At War with the Army
as Seymour1949 My Friend Irma

TV Shows/Series with Jerry Lewis as Actor(47)

as himself1997 The View
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as Professor John Frink, Sr. (voice)1989 The Simpsons
1987 Wiseguy
as Self (archive footage)1983 Bonjour Mr Lewis
as himself1982 Champs-Elysées
as himself1977 Bitte umblättern
as himself1977 Auf los geht's los
as himself1976 Donny & Marie
as himself1975 Cher
as Self - Guest1975 Cher
as Self - Host1975 Saturday Night Live
as himself1974 Der große Preis
as himself1973 Klimbim
as Self / Bobby Zischer1973 Klimbim
as himself1971 V.I.P. Schaukel
as Self - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show
as himself1967 The Carol Burnett Show
as himself1963 The Jerry Lewis Show
as himself1962 The Merv Griffin Show
as Self (uncredited)1961 The Joey Bishop Show
as Self - Co-Host1961 The Mike Douglas Show
as himself1958 Kraft Music Hall
as Self - Guest Host1957 Tonight Starring Jack Paar
as Self - Guest1956 The Steve Allen Show
as Self - Cameo1956 The Steve Allen Show
as himself1956 The Steve Allen Show
as Self - Mystery Guest1950 What's My Line?
as Self - Panelist1950 What's My Line?
as Self - Comedian1948 The Ed Sullivan Show
as himself1948 The Ed Sullivan Show
as Self - Comedian / Singer1948 The Ed Sullivan Show

Movies with Jerry Lewis as Crew(39)

Production/Executive Producer2011 Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis
Writing/Characters2008 The Nutty Professor
Production/Executive Producer2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
Production/Executive Producer1996 The Nutty Professor
Directing/Director1983 Smorgasbord
Writing/Writer1983 Smorgasbord
Directing/Director1981 Hardly Working
Writing/Screenplay1981 Hardly Working
Directing/Director1970 Which Way to the Front?
Production/Producer1970 Which Way to the Front?
Directing/Director1970 One More Time
Production/Producer1969 Hook, Line and Sinker
Directing/Director1967 The Big Mouth
Production/Producer1967 The Big Mouth
Writing/Screenplay1967 The Big Mouth
Directing/Director1966 Three on a Couch
Production/Producer1966 Three on a Couch
Directing/Director1965 The Family Jewels
Production/Producer1965 The Family Jewels
Writing/Writer1965 The Family Jewels
Directing/Director1964 The Patsy
Writing/Writer1964 The Patsy
Production/Executive Producer1964 The Disorderly Orderly
Directing/Director1963 The Nutty Professor
Writing/Writer1963 The Nutty Professor
Directing/Director1961 The Errand Boy
Writing/Writer1961 The Errand Boy
Directing/Director1961 The Ladies Man
Production/Producer1961 The Ladies Man
Writing/Writer1961 The Ladies Man
Directing/Director1960 The Bellboy
Production/Producer1960 The Bellboy
Writing/Writer1960 The Bellboy
Production/Producer1960 Cinderfella
Production/Producer1958 The Geisha Boy
Production/Producer1958 Rock-a-Bye Baby
Production/Producer1957 The Delicate Delinquent

TV Shows/Series with Jerry Lewis as Crew(4)

Directing/Director1990 Super Force
Directing/Director1984 Brothers
Directing/Director1969 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors
Directing/Director1961 Ben Casey

Full Name: Jerry Levitch
Born: Tuesday, 03/16 1926 (March) in Newark, New Jersey (United States of America (USA))
Died: Sunday, 08/20 2017 (August) in Las Vegas (aged: 91)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of California, Los Angeles, Irvington High School
Record Label: Decca
Spouses (current/former): SanDee Pitnick
Children: Gary Lewis
Other names for Jerry Lewis (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jerome Joseph Levitch"
"Joseph Levitch"
"The King of Comedy"
"Martin & Lewis"
"Τζέρι Λιούις"
"Τζερόμ Τζόζεφ Λέβιτς"
"Τζόζεφ Λέβιτς"
"Μάρτιν & Λιούις"
"Ο Βασιλιάς της Κωμωδίας"
"Τζερόμ Λέβιτς"
Jerry Lewis frequently works together with these people:
Tress MacNeille (36x, Actress)
Sam Comer (35x, Crew)
Edith Head (35x, Crew)
Wally Westmore (34x, Crew)
Hal Pereira (33x, Crew)
Andy Samberg (31x, Actor)
Bill Hader (25x, Actor)
Dean Martin (24x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (23x, Actor)
Pamela Hayden (23x, Actress)
Kirk Douglas (21x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (21x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2125, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/03/2024