Is Jerry Lewis dead?

Jerry Lewis, the comedian and filmmaker who was adored by many, disdained by others, but unquestionably a defining figure of American entertainment in the 20th century, died on Sunday morning at his home in Las Vegas. He was 91.

His death was confirmed by his publicist, Candi Cazau. Mr. Lewis knew success in movies, on television, in nightclubs, on the Broadway stage and in the university lecture hall. His career had its ups and downs, but when it was at its zenith there were few stars any bigger. And he got there remarkably quickly. Read more at New York Times.

Jerry Lewis rose to fame in a comedy duo with Dean Martin, and his slapstick humor carried the multitalented performer through decades of film, television, stage and radio shows. Learn more about his life, career and more at Biography.com.

Jerry Lewis had an amazingly successful career in movies, television, and nightclubs, starting with his comedy-and-music act with Dean Martin in the late 1940s. Despite his popularity, here are six Jerry Lewis facts you didn’t know shared by Newsmax.com.

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