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About Tap Dancer Jerry Lewis

A profile and fan site with information about comedian, actor, singer, and tap dancer Jerry Lewis.

STAGE NAME: Jerry Lewis
BIRTH NAME: Jerry Letvitch
DATE OF BIRTH: March 16, 1926
PLACE OF BIRTH: Newark, New Jersey, United States
FATHER: Danny Lewis (1902-1980)
WIFE 1944-1983: Patti Lewis (6 children)
WIFE: 1983-2017: SanDee Pitnick (1 child)
DATE OF DEATH: August 20, 2017
PLACE OF DEATH: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

- Took his stage last name from his actor father's stage name
- Comedy act and acting duo with Dean Martin 1946-1956
- National Chairman for the Muscular Distrophy Association - Nominated for Nobel prize in 1977 - Recieved French Legion of Honor in 1984
- Jean Herscholt Humanitarian Award on February 22, 2009
- Governors Award Emmy in 2005
- Two Stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame
- Open heart surgery in 1983
- Prostrate cancer surgery in 1992
- Died of heart failure at age 91

Bios and Profiles of Jerry Lewis
- Internet Movie Database "Jerry Lewis" Bio
- Wikipedia "Jerry Lewis" Article

Jerry Lewis Social Media Sites
- Facebook "Jerry Lewis Official Comedy" Page
- Facebook "Jerry Lewis Fan Site" Page

Videos Featuring Jerry Lewis
2000: Jerry Lewis and Savio Glover: Tap Dance Challenge
1998: Jerry Lewis vs. Savion Goover Tap Battle (Part 2)
1997: Jerry Lewis vs. Savion Glover Tap Battle (Part 1)
1996: Jerry Lewis and Savion Glover Tap Dancing
1984: Jerry Lewis Riffs On Stage
1991: Jerry Lewis and Friends: Tap Dance Tribute
1989: Jerry Lewis With Prince Spencer and Jack Ackerman
1985: Jerry Lewis and Friends: Tap Dance Montage
1986: Jerry Lewis With the A-Train Tap Dancers
1984: Jerry Lewis With Christopherand Emmanuel Lewis

More Jerry Lewis Telethon Tap Dancers
- 2010: Manzari Brothers "Jump" Tap Dance Routine
- 2008: "American Tap Melody" by Anita Man Dancers
- 2003: Marguerite Andrews Tap Dancing Routine
- 2003: Savion Glover "It Don't Mean a Thing" Songand Dance
- 2002: Bring in Da Noise With Savion Glover
- 2001: Savion Glover With His Tap Dance Troupe
- 2001: Jared Grimes Tap Dance Routine
- 2000: Dule Hill Tap Dancers to Beat Boxers
- 1999: Jay Fagan - Tap Dancers Throughout History
- 1989: Brenda Bufalino and American Tap Dance Orchestra
- 1989: Savion Glover, Cid Glover, Dormeshia Sumbry
- 1986: Sammy Davis Jr. Dances With A-Train Tap Dancers
- 1999: Savion Glover: Beat of the City Kids
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