Jerry Lewis, Actor and Filmmaker, Passes Away at 91

Jerry Lewis, a comedian, actor and filmmaker whose career stretched from the 1940s into the current decade, has died, according to multiple news reports. He was 91. His father was a vaudeville entertainer and his mother was a piano player for a radio station, so perhaps it was natural for Lewis to start performing at an early age. He teamed up with singer Dean Martin in 1946 and they became a hit on the nightclub circuit, leading to a radio show, television appearances and movies. They starred in At War With the Army (1950) and then starred in 14 more movies during the next six years before the team's partnership ended. Lewis launched his solo career, showcasing his talents as a singer. He also began starring in his own movies, starting with The Delicate Delinquent. He...

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