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Jerry Lewis - Rest in Peace


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Hey everyone, 

Jerry Lewis dies at age 91 years old. 

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Biography link:

http://www.allmovie.com/artist/jerry-lewis-p99633

Fact sheet

Made his showbiz debut at age 5 with his vaudevillian parents in New York's Catskill Mountains, singing "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?"

Partnership with Dean Martin lasted from 1946 to '56; they starred together in 16 movies and numerous TV shows.

Taught a class in filmmaking at USC; students included Steven Spielberg and George Lucas.

Began hosting an annual Labor Day telethon for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in 1966.

Invented the video assist, a video camera linked to a motion-picture lens, which allows directors to immediately view a take.

Received the Emmy Governors Award in 2005, and France's Legion of Honor award in 1984.

 

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