Jerry Lewis

1926 - 2017

Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis (born Joseph Levitch; March 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017) was an American comedian, actor, singer, filmmaker and humanitarian, who appeared in 60 films and is dubbed "The King of Comedy". He gained his career breakthrough with singer Dean Martin; became Martin and Lewis in 1946 and performed together until their acrimonious breakup in 1956. Lewis then pursued a solo career as a performer and actor, worked behind-the-scenes as director, producer and screenwriter, appeared in numerous television programs, performed comedy routines on concert stages and in nightclubs and released many album recordings as a singer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerry Lewis has received more than 8,946,004 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 221st most popular actor.

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  • 8.9M

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  • 65.89

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  • 72

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  • 4.08

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  • 5.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jerry Lewis ranks 220 out of 8,832Before him are George Lazenby, Anthony Perkins, Geoffrey Rush, Pola Negri, Ursula Andress, and Julianne Moore. After him are Paul Walker, Ian McShane, Glenn Close, Stellan Skarsgård, Mickey Rourke, and Liv Ullmann.

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Among people born in 1926, Jerry Lewis ranks 26Before him are Paul Bocuse, Hugh Hefner, John Coltrane, Allen Ginsberg, Prince Claus of the Netherlands, and Ben Roy Mottelson. After him are Donald A. Glaser, Jack Brabham, Ivan Illich, Nuon Chea, Necmettin Erbakan, and Louise Hay. Among people deceased in 2017, Jerry Lewis ranks 21Before him are Zbigniew Brzezinski, Manuel Noriega, John Hurt, Raymond Kopa, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, and Nicolaas Bloembergen. After him are Mireille Darc, George A. Romero, Mário Soares, Johnny Hallyday, Hans Georg Dehmelt, and Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jerry Lewis ranks 443 out of 12,171Before him are Michael Porter (1947), John Glenn (1921), Joseph Henry (1797), Paul Tibbets (1915), Julianne Moore (1960), and Sylvia Plath (1932). After him are Melvin Calvin (1911), Paul Walker (1973), Ted Kennedy (1932), Ted Kaczynski (1942), Glenn Close (1947), and Mickey Rourke (1952).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jerry Lewis ranks 109Before him are Paulette Goddard (1910), Jeff Bridges (1949), James Coburn (1928), Janet Leigh (1927), Anthony Perkins (1932), and Julianne Moore (1960). After him are Paul Walker (1973), Glenn Close (1947), Mickey Rourke (1952), Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), Ernest Borgnine (1917), and Kathy Bates (1948).