A lot of people are going to ask, 'Are you coming forward in hopes of getting money from Jerry Lewis?' Absolutely not. I've lived in a car. I've done without food. I'm a survivor and I would rather have nothing than be a burdenJerry's kid? Woman claims Lewis is her dad Jan 28, 2009
She didn't want to die and me not know where I came fromJerry's kid? Woman claims Lewis is her dad Jan 28, 2009
Each year I tell myself: 'This has got to be it. There's no way we can do better.' Then, the following year, I'm astounded to see that generosity driven by love and compassion has a greater capacity than I thought possibleTelethon raises $65M, sets record Sep 01, 2008
Throughout my career, I have .. made every effort to meet the highest ethical standardsRep. Jerry Lewis linked to subpoena Jun 03, 2006
Our public is very concerned about a foreign country, in this case specifically a foreign country from the Middle East, having a major role in our portsHouse to challenge Bush on ports deal Mar 08, 2006
Jerry Lewis (born Joseph Levitch; March 16, 1926) is an American comedian, actor, film producer, screenwriter, film director and singer. He is best known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio. He was originally paired up with Dean Martin in 1946, forming the famed comedy team of Martin and Lewis. In addition to the duo's popular nightclub work, they starred in a successful series of comedy films for Paramount Pictures.
Lewis is also known for his charity fund-raising telethons and position as national chairman for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Lewis has 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.
In 2005, he received the Governors Award of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Board of Governors, which is the highest Emmy Award presented. On February 22, 2009, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded Lewis the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.