Jerry Lewis: Birthday

American comedian and actor
Born: March 16, 1926
Died: August 20, 2017

Jerry Lewis (1926–2017) was an iconic American comedian, actor, singer, filmmaker, and humanitarian. Born Joseph Levitch in Newark, New Jersey, Lewis rose to fame as one-half of the legendary comedy duo “Martin and Lewis,” alongside Dean Martin, in the 1940s and 1950s. Their partnership resulted in numerous successful films and radio shows, making them one of the most popular comedy acts of their time.

After the duo split in 1956, Lewis embarked on a highly successful solo career, starring in and directing a string of comedic hits such as “The Bellboy,” “The Nutty Professor,” and “The Disorderly Orderly.” He was known for his slapstick comedy, outrageous antics, and distinctive voice.

Beyond his contributions to entertainment, Lewis was also a dedicated philanthropist, best known for his annual Labor Day telethon to raise funds for muscular dystrophy research. Over the years, he helped raise billions of dollars for the cause and was recognized with numerous awards for his humanitarian efforts.

Throughout his life, Jerry Lewis left an indelible mark on the world of comedy and entertainment, captivating audiences with his unique brand of humor and leaving behind a lasting legacy.

Jerry Lewis’s 5 most popular quotes

  • You might as well like yourself; just think about all the time you’re going to have to spend with you.
  • When I was a kid, I said to my father one afternoon, ‘Daddy, will you take me to the zoo?’ He answered, ‘If the zoo wants you, let them come and get you.
  • People say, “How would you like to be remembered?” I don’t want to be remembered. Give me a break. What I want is to hear what’s great about me now. Let me hear it! In the box, you don’t hear these eulogies.
  • I have some very personal feelings about politics, but I don’t get into it because I do comedy already.
  • Every man’s dream is to be able to sink into the arms of a woman without also falling into her hands.
👉Listen to the best music from all over the world at

#American_comedian_actor #comedian_actor #Jerry_Lewis #Birthday #FM #online_radio #radio #live_online_radio #live #world_radio
Tags : Live Online Radio