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 106

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
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)
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
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)
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
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)
1973 Klimbim(1 episode) as Himself
1972 The Day the Clown Cried as Helmut Doork
1971 The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour(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
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)
1951 That's My Boy as 'Junior' Jackson
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

1992 BoyDirector
1984 Brothers(1 episode)Director
1983 SmorgasbordDirector
1981 Hardly WorkingDirector
1972 The Day the Clown CriedDirector
1970 Which Way to the Front?Director
1970 One More TimeDirector
1969 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors(1 episode)Director
1967 The Big MouthDirector
1966 Three on a CouchDirector
1965 The Family JewelsDirector
1964 The PatsyDirector
1963 The Nutty ProfessorDirector
1961 The Errand BoyDirector
1961 Ben Casey(1 episode)Director
1961 The Ladies ManDirector
1960 The BellboyDirector

Production

2011 Method to the Madness of Jerry LewisExecutive Producer
2008 The Nutty ProfessorProducer
2000 Nutty Professor II: The KlumpsExecutive Producer
1996 The Nutty ProfessorExecutive Producer
1972 The Day the Clown CriedProducer
1970 Which Way to the Front?Producer
1969 Hook, Line And SinkerProducer
1967 The Big MouthProducer
1960 CinderfellaProducer
1960 The BellboyProducer
1957 The Delicate DelinquentProducer

Writing

1983 SmorgasbordWriter
1981 Hardly WorkingWriter
1972 The Day the Clown CriedScreenplay
1967 The Big MouthScreenplay
1965 The Family JewelsWriter
1964 The PatsyScreenplay
1963 The Nutty ProfessorWriter
1961 The Errand BoyWriter
1960 The BellboyWriter

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