Jerry Lewis

Biography

Joseph Levitch, 16 March 1926, Newark, New Jersey, USA. Born into a showbusiness family, Lewis was intermittently on-stage from the age of five and in his mid-teens had become a professional comedian and mimic. In 1946 he teamed up with Dean Martin, for whom Lewis has expressed great admiration. Their double act clicked instantly and they were soon one of the hottest showbusiness duos of the era. Between 1949 and 1956 they made several films, headlined numerous radio and television shows, and... Read more

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rockabilly
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oldies
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50s
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