Jerry Lewis’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 16, 1926

Death Date

Aug 20, 2017

Age of Death

91 years

Cause of Death

Cardiovascular Disease

Profession

Movie Actor

The movie actor Jerry Lewis died at the age of 91 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Comedian, actor, and muscular dystrophy telethon host who formed one of history’s greatest comedy teams with Dean Martin. He received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, The American Comedy Awards, and the Venice Film Festival.

His father, Daniel Levitch, was a vaudeville entertainer and his mother, Rachel, was employed as the local radio station’s piano player. He was married to Patti Palmer from 1944 to 1980 and then married SanDee Pitnick in 1983. He had seven kids.

Quotes

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“Red is uplifting.” (Jerry Lewis)

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“Nothing can stop anyone who has a love and passion about their work.” (Jerry Lewis)

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“I say to everybody, love is what wakes you up in the morning, love is what makes you walk, and love is what makes you hope.” (Jerry Lewis)

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“God hadn’t made me handsome, but he’d given me something, I always felt: funny bones.” (Jerry Lewis)

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“Adrenaline is wonderful. It covers pain. It covers dementia. It covers everything.” (Jerry Lewis)