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Jerry Lewis

 
Date of Birth: March 16, 1926 (96)

Birth Place: Newark, NJ, USA

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Production, 1997
Applegate
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Applegate [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1976
Performer
  [Broadway]
1953
Performer

Writing

Creator

Photos

Jerry Lewis & Jiggy Photo

Jerry Lewis & Jiggy

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01/24/2018
Jerry Lewis - Abbott of the Friars Club - receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from  Photo

Jerry Lewis - Abbott of the Friars Club - receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Friars Club Comedy Film Festival in New York City. September 29, 2010

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Date:
01/01/2018
Friar Jerry Lewis & Friar Jimmy Fallon Photo

Friar Jerry Lewis & Friar Jimmy Fallon

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Date:
11/28/2017
Quentin Tarantino, Jerry Lewis Photo

Quentin Tarantino, Jerry Lewis

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Date:
08/23/2017
Jerry Lewis Photo

Jerry Lewis

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08/23/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
London Production, 1997
Applegate

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Applegate [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1976
Performer

  [Broadway]
1953
Performer

Writing
Creator

Jerry Lewis Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production
Jerry LewisDamn Yankees
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1995 - Special Awards Gold Star
Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis News

Ogunquit Playhouse Adds BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to its 90th Anniversary S Photo Ogunquit Playhouse Adds BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to its 90th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

Ogunquit Playhouse, the crown jewel of the Maine Southern Seacoast, has announced the regional premiere of Beautiful ‚Äď The Carole King Musical, which will join the 2022 season, playing September 15 ‚Äď October 30.

VIDEO: How FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes Tapped His Way to a Tony Nomination Photo VIDEO: How FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes Tapped His Way to a Tony Nomination
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2022

Nick Arnstein might get all of Fanny's love, but this Broadway season, the Tony Awards are all about Eddie Ryan. Jared Grimes makes his Broadway musical debut in the hit revival of Funny Girl- a performance for which he was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical.

Max Crumm, Elena Ricardo, Klea Blackhurst, and More to Lead THE NUTTY PROFESSOR at Og Photo Max Crumm, Elena Ricardo, Klea Blackhurst, and More to Lead THE NUTTY PROFESSOR at Ogunquit Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2022

Ogunquit Playhouse has¬†announced casting for the musical adaptation of the beloved film comedy¬†The Nutty Professor¬†(July 1 ‚Äď August 3), featuring the final score from Pulitzer Prize, Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner¬†Marvin Hamlisch.

18 MINUTES OF FAME Opens in July at Theatre West Photo 18 MINUTES OF FAME Opens in July at Theatre West
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

18 Minutes of Fame is subtitled A Musical Journey with Barbara Minkus. You've seen her ---a lot: On stage, on screen and especially on television. Other than the fact that she never became actually famous, she's had what most performers would consider an enviable career. Because she started out as, and remains, an accomplished singer, her show business memoir is a musical one.

Photos: Dancer/Singer John Manzari Brings THE FIRST SET To Birdland Theater Photo Photos: Dancer/Singer John Manzari Brings THE FIRST SET To Birdland Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

On Monday, May 23, Birdland Theater presenting dancer/singer/choreographer John Manzari in ‚ÄúThe First Set,‚ÄĚ a high-energy show highlighting the influence of tap dance on African American music through songs by Ahmad Jamal, Gregory Porter, Bill Evans, and others.

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes Photo Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2022

Today we're studying up on Jared Grimes, nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for FUNNY GIRL.

Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams to Perform at Birdland Jazz Club Photo Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams to Perform at Birdland Jazz Club
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present a historic evening with two legendary Broadway stars Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams for the first time on Monday, June 13 at 7:00 PM.

Liam Forde to Celebrate Debut Album GREAT TO BE HERE at Birdland Photo Liam Forde to Celebrate Debut Album GREAT TO BE HERE at Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

BIRDLAND THEATER¬†will present pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter¬†Liam Forde¬†‚Äď celebrating the release of his first album¬†Great to Be Here¬†‚Äď on¬†Monday, June 13¬†at¬†8:30 PM.

FUNNY GIRL's John Manzari is Coming to Birdland Photo FUNNY GIRL's John Manzari is Coming to Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

BIRDLAND THEATER¬†will present¬†John Manzari¬†‚Ästthe acclaimed dancer, singer, actor, and choreographer currently appearing on Broadway in¬†Funny Girl¬†‚Ästin a special event on¬†Monday, May 23¬†at¬†8:30 PM.

BWW Review: Jukebox Musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Chappaqua Performing Arts Cente Photo BWW Review: Jukebox Musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Chappaqua Performing Arts Center
by Bruce Apar - May 4, 2022

Apart from the infectious, wall-to-wall music, which is rousingly played live on stage by all the actors, what makes Million Dollar Quartet a crowd-pleaser is the interpersonal dramas driven by the egos of four pop music pioneers. 

Jerry Lewis Videos

VIDEO: How FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes Tapped His Way to a Tony Nomination VideoVIDEO: How FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes Tapped His Way to a Tony Nomination
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2022

Nick Arnstein might get all of Fanny's love, but this Broadway season, the Tony Awards are all about Eddie Ryan. Jared Grimes makes his Broadway musical debut in the hit revival of Funny Girl- a performance for which he was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical.

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes VideoMeet the 2022 Tony Nominees: FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2022

Today we're studying up on Jared Grimes, nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for FUNNY GIRL.

VIDEO: Renée Taylor Recalls Jack Paar in MY LIFE ON A DIET VideoVIDEO: Renée Taylor Recalls Jack Paar in MY LIFE ON A DIET
by Stage Tube - Nov 14, 2019

Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" will bring her comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET to George Street Playhouse beginning this Tuesday, November 19th. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna. In this brief performance video, Renée shares a priceless anecdote about legendary (pre-Carson) a?oeTonight Showa?? host Jack Paar:

VIDEO: Highlights From MAMMA MIA! at North Shore Music Theatre VideoVIDEO: Highlights From MAMMA MIA! at North Shore Music Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2018

Audiences will be dancing in the aisles when Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents their original in-the-round production of the worldwide musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! for an extended 4 week run. Performances of MAMMA MIA! begins on Tuesday, August 7 and playing through Sunday, September 2, 2018.

VIDEO: First Look at MAMMA MIA! at North Shore Music Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at MAMMA MIA! at North Shore Music Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

Audiences will be dancing in the aisles when Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents their original in-the-round production of the worldwide musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! for an extended 4 week run. Performances of MAMMA MIA! begins on Tuesday, August 7 and playing through Sunday, September 2, 2018.

VIDEO: Netflix Shares the Trailer for the Return of Jerry Seinfeld's COMEDIANS IN CAR VideoVIDEO: Netflix Shares the Trailer for the Return of Jerry Seinfeld's COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE
by Macon Prickett - Jun 20, 2018

Jerry Seinfeld's roving talk show combines coffee, laughs, and vintage cars into quirky, caffeine-filled adventures with the sharpest minds in comedy. Guests include: the late Jerry Lewis, Kate McKinnon, Ellen DeGeneres, Hasan Minhaj, Dana Carvey, Neil Brennan, Tracy Morgan, Brian Regan, Alec Baldwin, Zach Galifinakis, John Mulaney, and Dave Chappelle.

Lena Hall, Richard Kind, and Jason Schwartzman Lead KING OF COMEDY Musical Reading VideoLena Hall, Richard Kind, and Jason Schwartzman Lead KING OF COMEDY Musical Reading
by Alan Henry - Apr 24, 2018

Lena Hall has shared on Twitter that she appeared in a reading of a musical version of the Martin Scorsese film THE KING OF COMEDY at Ars Nova this past weekend.

VIDEO: Melissa Errico Unveils Black & White Music Video for New Single 'Hurry Home' VideoVIDEO: Melissa Errico Unveils Black & White Music Video for New Single 'Hurry Home'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Every great songwriter needs great interpreters. With the special digital release today of her new single 'Hurry Home' by Ghostlight Records, Melissa Errico returns to her role as interpreter of acclaimed French composer and songwriter, the multiple-Oscar-winning Michel Legrand (films include Yentl, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and The Thomas Crown Affair). An intimate music video has also been created for this digital release, directed by Gary Gardner (who has shot videos for musical artists like Macklemore, Mos Def and Lenny Kravitz) - check it out below!

VIDEO: Christopher Jackson Performs During EMMY  'In Memoriam' Segment VideoVIDEO: Christopher Jackson Performs During EMMY 'In Memoriam' Segment
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 17, 2017

HAMILTON star and Tony nominee Christopher Jackson performed 'I'll Be Loving You Always' during the 'In Memoriam' segment of the Primetime Emmy Awards.

VIDEO: First Look - Watch Trailer for New Doc SAMMY DAVIS JR.: I'VE GOTTA BE ME VideoVIDEO: First Look - Watch Trailer for New Doc SAMMY DAVIS JR.: I'VE GOTTA BE ME
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 16, 2017

The first trailer for Sam Pollard's documentary SAMMY DAVIS JR.: I'VE GOTTA BE ME has been shared today. The film will be presented as part of PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS series. Get a first look below!


Jerry Lewis Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jerry Lewis been in?
Jerry Lewis has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Jerry Lewis been in?
Jerry Lewis has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Jerry Lewis's first West End show?
Jerry Lewis's first West End show was Damn Yankees which opened in 1997

What awards has Jerry Lewis been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Damn Yankees and Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) .

What awards has Jerry Lewis won?
Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

How many shows has Jerry Lewis written?
Jerry Lewis has written 1 shows including The Nutty Professor (Creator).