Comedian Jerry Lewis, known for his work in film as well as hosting an annual telethon for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, has passed away at 91.
Lewis’ manager said the comedian died of natural causes with his family by his side in his Las Vegas home early Sunday
Lewis earned a number of accolades during his storied career, including a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Comedy Awards in 1997.
Lewis, along with Dean Martin, had a unique relationship in entertainment. The duo hosted “The Martin and Lewis Show” for four years, and appeared in more than a dozen films together.
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