Jerry Lewis was born Joseph Levitch on March 16, 1926, in Newark, New Jersey. When only five years old Jerry made his debut in New York’s Borscht Circuit singing “Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?”
1965 Jerry moved to Columbia Pictures where he produced, directed and starred in “Three On A Couch”
1977 marked the year that the highest honor ever bestowed upon an entertainer, would recognize the tireless efforts Jerry Lewis has displayed since 1949, in his fight against Muscular Dystrophy.
In Director Martin Scorcese’s “The King of Comedy”, Jerry stars as a talk show host with Robert DeNiro as his obsessed fan.
Official site for the comedian, actor, director, and performer Jerry Lewis. Includes a biography, filmography, library of sound clips, and an online store.
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Jerry Lewis Biography