Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award

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Yesterday, September 29, The Friar's Club honored legendary comedian and humanitarian Jerry Lewis with a Lifetime Achievement Award.  Quentin Tarantino was on hand to present Lewis with his honorary bust. BroadwayWorld brings you event photo coverage below!

Jerry Lewis is best-known for his slapstick humor in stage, radio, screen, recording and television. He was originally paired up with Dean Martin in 1946, forming the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. In addition to the team's popular nightclub work, they starred in a successful series of comedy films for Paramount Pictures. As an innovative filmmaker, Lewis is credited with inventing the video assist system in cinematography. Lewis is also known for his charity fund-raising telethons and position as national chairman for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).

Lewis has won several awards for lifetime achievements from The American Comedy Awards, The Golden Camera, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and The Venice Film Festival, and he has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2005, he received the Governors Award of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Board of Governors, which is the highest Emmy Award presented. On February 22, 2009, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awardEd Lewis the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Freddie Roman

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Freddie Roman

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Freddie Roman

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Freddie Roman and Quentin Tarantino

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino and Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino and Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino and Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino and Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino and Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino and Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino and Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino and Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino and Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino and Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino and Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino and Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Freddie Roman and Richard Belzer

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Richard Belzer

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Quentin Tarantino, Jerry Lewis and Richard Belzer

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Freddie Roman, Jerry Lewis and Richard Belzer

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Freddie Roman

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Lewis

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Jerry Lewis with Lifetime Achievement Award

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


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