Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 116

Birthday 1926-03-16

Day of Death 2017-08-20

Place of Birth Newark, New Jersey, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me as Self
2017 Dying Laughing as Himself
2016 Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown
2016 Max Rose as Max Rose
2016 The Trust as Jim's Father
2016 The Clown as Himself
2016 The Story of The Day The Clown Cried as Himself - Archive Material Only
2013 Till Luck Do Us Part 2 as Chamberlain
2013 The Trials of Muhammad Ali
2012 Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (1 episode) as Himself
2011 Laurel & Hardy: Their Lives and Magic as Himself (archive footage)
2011 Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis as Himself
2011 A Tribute to Laurel & Hardy as Himself
2009 Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! as Stationmaster (voice)
2009 Joy Behar: Say Anything! (1 episode)
2008 The Nutty Professor as Professor Julius Kelp / Buddy Love
2006 Jerry Lewis - König der Komödianten as Himself
2004 A Tale of Two Sisters - Lorna Luft and Liza Minnelli as Himself archive footage
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode) as Andrew Munch
1997 The View (3 episodes)
1996 Jerry Lewis: The Last American Clown as Himself
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (2 episodes)
1995 Funny Bones as George Fawkes
1994 Inside the Actors Studio (1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (2 episodes)
1993 Arizona Dream as Leo Sweetie
1992 Mad About You (1 episode)
1992 Mr. Saturday Night as Jerry Lewis
1992 The Martin & Lewis Story: The Last Great Comedy Team as Himself
1991 Something a Little Less Serious: A Tribute to 'It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World' as Self
1990 Sammy Davis, Jr. 60th Anniversary Celebration as Himself
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode) as Professor John Frink, Sr. (voice)
1989 Cookie as Arnold Ross
1988 An Evening with Sammy Davis, Jr. & Jerry Lewis
1987 Wiseguy (5 episodes)
1987 Fight for Life as Dr. Bernard Abrams
1986 Rickles... On the Loose as himself
1984 How Did You Get In? We Didn't See You Leave as Clovis Blaireau
1984 The Defective Detective as Jerry Logan
1983 Smorgasbord as Warren Nefron / Dr. Perks / Gangster / Speed Armeter
1982 The King of Comedy as Jerry Langford
1982 Slapstick (Of Another Kind) as Wilbur Swain / Caleb Swain
1982 Bonjour Mr Lewis as Himself
1981 Hardly Working as Bo Hooper
1980 Pink Lady (1 episode)
1976 Donny & Marie (1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live (2 episodes)
1975 Cher (2 episodes)
1974 Tony Orlando and Dawn (1 episode)
1973 Klimbim (1 episode) (1 episode) as Himself
1971 The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour (1 episode)
1971 V.I.P. Schaukel (1 episode)
1970 Which Way to the Front? as Brendan Byers III
1970 One More Time as Bandleader (voice)
1969 The Jerry Lewis Show (2 episodes) as Host
1969 Hook, Line and Sinker as Peter J. Ingersoll / Fred Dobbs
1968 Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River as George Lester
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (3 episodes)
1967 The Big Mouth as Gerald Clamson
1966 Way... Way Out as Pete Mattemore
1966 Three on a Couch as Christopher Pride / Warren / Ringo / Rutherford / Heather
1966 Goldene Kamera Verleihung (1 episode) as himself
1965 Boeing, Boeing as Robert Reed
1965 The Family Jewels as Willard Woodward / James Peyton / Everett Peyton / Julius Peyton / Capt. Eddie Peyton / Skylock Peyton / 'Bugs' Peyton
1964 The Disorderly Orderly as Jerome Littlefield
1964 The Patsy as Stanley Belt
1963 Who's Minding the Store? as Norman Phiffer
1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World as Driver Who Runs Over Hat (uncredited)
1963 The Jerry Lewis Show (5 episodes) as Himself
1963 The Nutty Professor as Professor Julius Kelp / Buddy Love / Baby Kelp
1962 It's Only Money as Lester March
1961 The Errand Boy as Morty S. Tashman
1961 Ben Casey (1 episode)
1961 The Ladies Man as Herbert H. Heebert - Mama Heebert
1960 Cinderfella as Cinderfella
1960 The Bellboy as Stanley / Himself
1960 Visit to a Small Planet as Kreton
1959 Li'l Abner as Cameo
1959 Don't Give Up the Ship as John Paul Steckler I / John Paul Steckler IV / John Paul Steckler VII
1959 The Music Shop (9 episodes)
1958 The Geisha Boy as Gilbert Wooley
1958 Rock-a-Bye Baby as Clayton Poole
1957 The Sad Sack as Private Meredith C. Bixby
1957 The Delicate Delinquent as Sidney L. Pythias
1956 Hollywood or Bust as Malcolm Smith
1956 Pardners as Wade Kingsley Jr. / Wade Kingsley Sr.
1956 The Steve Allen Show (6 episodes)
1955 Artists and Models as Eugene Fullstack
1955 You're Never Too Young as Wilbur Hoolick
1954 3 Ring Circus as Jerome F. 'Jerry' Hotchkiss
1954 Living It Up as Homer Flagg
1953 Money from Home as Virgil Yokum
1953 The Caddy as Harvey Miller
1953 Scared Stiff as Myron Mertz
1953 The Academy Awards (3 episodes)
1952 The Stooge as Theodore 'Ted' Rogers
1952 This Is Your Life (2 episodes)
1952 Jumping Jacks as Hap Smith
1952 Sailor Beware as Melvin Jones
1952 Road to Bali as Woman in Lala's Dream (uncredited)
1952 Come Back Little Shiksa
1951 That's My Boy as 'Junior' Jackson
1951 Fairfax Avenue
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (29 episodes)
1950 My Friend Irma Goes West as Seymour
1950 At War with the Army as PFC. Alvin Korwin
1949 My Friend Irma as Seymour
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (5 episodes)

Directing

Nightmare Director
1992 Boy Director
1984 Brothers (1 episode)Director
1983 Smorgasbord Director
1981 Hardly Working Director
1970 Which Way to the Front? Director
1970 One More Time Director
1969 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (1 episode)Director
1967 The Big Mouth Director
1966 Three on a Couch Director
1965 The Family Jewels Director
1964 The Patsy Director
1963 The Nutty Professor Director
1961 The Errand Boy Director
1961 Ben Casey (1 episode)Director
1961 The Ladies Man Director
1960 The Bellboy Director
1952 Come Back Little Shiksa Director
1951 The Re-Inforcer Director
1951 Fairfax Avenue Director

Writing

1983 Smorgasbord Writer
1981 Hardly Working Writer
1967 The Big Mouth Screenplay
1965 The Family Jewels Writer
1964 The Patsy Screenplay
1963 The Nutty Professor Writer
1961 The Errand Boy Writer
1961 The Ladies Man Writer
1960 The Bellboy Writer
1951 Fairfax Avenue Writer

Production

2011 Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis Executive Producer
2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Executive Producer
1996 The Nutty Professor Executive Producer
1970 Which Way to the Front? Producer
1969 Hook, Line and Sinker Producer
1967 The Big Mouth Producer
1960 Cinderfella Producer
1960 The Bellboy Producer
1957 The Delicate Delinquent Producer

Camera

An Eye for an Eye Director of Photography

Crew

1951 Fairfax Avenue Cinematography

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