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Jerry Lewis

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Biography:
Birth Name: Jerry Lewis
Born: 03/16/1926
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, USA

He was born Joseph Levitch in Newark, NJ on March 16, 1926. His parents were both showbiz professionals; father Daniel, who performed as Danny Lewis, was a master of ceremonies and all-around entertainer, and mother Rachel, or Rae, played piano on New York radio station WOR while serving as her husband's musical director. Lewis spent much of his early years under the care of relatives while his parents played the Borscht Belt circuit, though he would join them for summers while they performed in the Catskills. It seems only logical that Lewis would follow in their footsteps, so by the age of five, he had made his stage debut singing the Tin Pan Alley standard "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?"...

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Albums:

Get It - Single

Just Sings

Comedy Essentials

The Meaning - Single

The Nagger

The Noisy Eater

The Puppy Dog Dream

The Essential Capitol Collection

Jerry Lewis Just Sings


News:
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Videos:
Jerry Lewis Immortalized in Cement at Chinese Theatre

On This Day: March 16

Jerry Lewis' 'The Day The Clown Cried' Footage Surfaces

'The King of Comedy': 2013 Tribeca Film Festival

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Popular Movies:

When Comedy Went To School

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps

The Nutty Professor

Funny Bones

Mr. Saturday Night

Arizona Dream

The King of Comedy

Hardly Working

Which Way to the Front?

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