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Comedian, actor, and muscular dystrophy telethon host who formed one of history’s greatest comedy teams with Dean Martin. He received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, The American Comedy Awards, and the Venice Film Festival.
His father, Daniel Levitch, was a vaudeville entertainer and his mother, Rachel, was employed as the local radio station’s piano player. He was married to Patti Palmer from 1944 to 1980 and then married SanDee Pitnick in 1983. He had seven kids.
How did Jerry Lewis die?
Jerry Lewis' death was caused by cardiovascular disease.
|Cause of death||Cardiovascular Disease|
|Age of death||91 years|
|Birthday||March 16, 1926|
|Death date||August 20, 2017|
|Place of death||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Place of burial||Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend|
I like to watch all those shows that shouldn’t be on the air – reality shows.Jerry Lewis
I really am opinionated, but not for long. I have found myself coming off of what I think of something because the guy I’m talking to makes better sense than I am. I have so many points of view, I can’t keep track of ’em, because I talk to too many people… I’m not so opinionated that I won’t budge.Jerry Lewis
Don’t you understand how dramatic it is to be a comic? To be a fool, to get people to laugh at this show-off? Milton Berle could take Laurence Olivier and stick him under the table if he wanted to. And so could I.Jerry Lewis
I say to everybody, love is what wakes you up in the morning, love is what makes you walk, and love is what makes you hope.Jerry Lewis
That never stops. That’s what drives you: the joy and excitement of doing what you love.Jerry Lewis