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Legendary comedian Jerry Lewis dies at 91
Lewis, who was known for his great comedic talents and famously worked on the Labor Day telethons to raise money for muscular dystrophy, passed away on Sunday at the age of 91.
Comedy icon Jerry Lewis dies at 91
Iconic comedian and actor Jerry Lewis has died, his publicist confirmed to ABC News. He was 91. “Sadly I can confirm that today the world lost one of the most significant human beings of the 20th century,” his rep Mark Rozzano said. Lewis was born Joseph Levitch on March 19, 1926 in Newark, New
Paula Abdul: I'm Ready to Transition Into Acting
Paula Abdul is all about reinvention. The “Opposites Attract” singer, 51, made a name for herself in the 1990s with her unique combination of vocal talent and skills in choreography. Then in the 2000s, she became a TV darling on “American Idol.” Now, she’s ready for...
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Kimmel: Jerry Lewis' Sex Talk
I spent much of the day yesterday and Sunday as they usually do on Labor Day weekend watching Jerry Lewis. What could grow up Las Vegas the telethon was a very big deal in the seventies you know was Jerry Lewis. Tony Orlando norm Crosby Barry Manilow. Jack Jones and now it's it's still Tony Orlando
Jerry Lewis on Lohan: 'I'd Smack Her'
We know Jerry Lewis is a man who for fifty plus years has dedicated this Labor Day time with telethon helping children suffering from muscular dystrophy. He's now turned his interest to helping some troubled women of Hollywood from miss him compassion was asked how he would. Deal of Lindsay Lohan
Jerry Lewis Gets a Charity Lap Dance
Every Labor Day we know that means the annual muscular dystrophy telethon with Jerry Lewis this was the 44 year fourth and the longer it goes they do terrific work obviously there is sixty million dollars this year despite recession but the longer goes the older Jerry gets the more bizarre the
Jerry Lewis Raises Millions, Causes Controversy
While Jerry Lewis raised millions of dollars during his annual Labor Day telethon, he also caused a bit of controversy. During the 18th hour of the telethon to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the 81-year-old actor, riffing in front of the camera very late in the broadcast, introduced an
'Augie's Quest' follows mission to find ALS cure
Sometimes it's easy to pinpoint the moment things go wrong. For fitness executive Augie Nieto, it started with a backache in 2004. Other signs followed: weakness, slowed speech, involuntary muscle spasms in his right arm, difficulty shaving. After being unable to hold on to a tow-rope while water
Carrying On Mattie's Legacy
Jeni Stepanek Has Completed the Book Her Son Was Working on When He Died at Age 13