Jerry Lewis is one of the greatest American actors who was known for his comedian wit and his slapstick disguises. he was known for film, television, stage and radio.
He along with Dean Martin were partners in hit popular comedy duos of Martin and Lewis. Following that success, he was a solo star in motion pictures, nightclubs, television shows, concerts, album recordings, and musicals.
The news breaking has saddened many today as to his passing. He will be remembered as one of the best comedian actors, as well as singer, film producer, film director, screenwriter, and humanitarian.
Lewis served as national chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and hosted the live Labor Day Weekend broadcast of the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon for 44 years. He received several awards for lifetime achievement from the American Comedy Awards, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Venice Film Festival and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He leaves behind his wife and daughter.