Jerry Lewis, American comedian, actor, singer, producer, director, screenwriter, and humanitarian, known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio, passed away at the age of 91 on 20 August 20, 2017. 

His career spanned over 70 years and included his involvement with the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  But very little was ever mentioned about his late-in-life diagnosis about age 71, although it was mentioned in a 2016 New York Times interview.

 

(Jerry Lewis in the film, Cinderfella)

 

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