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Jerry Lewis is a veteran comedian, actor, film producer, screenwriter, film director
and singer. He is best-known for his slapstick humor in screen, television, stage
and radio. He was originally paired with Dean Martin in 1946, forming the famed
comedy team of Martin and Lewis (shown below). In addition to the duo’s popular nightclub work, they starred in a successful series of comedy films. 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 and In 2005, he received the Governors Award of the
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Board of Governors, which is the
highest Emmy Award presented.

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Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis

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Jerry Lewis during the 2010 MDA telethon

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The “Ed Sullivan Show”, originally ”Toast of the Town”, aired on
CBS TV from Sunday June 20, 1948 to Sunday June 6, 1971. The
Show was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan.
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were among the guests of the first
show. Elvis Presley and The Beatles also made appearances.
A little Italian mouse named Topo Gigo was a regular guest. 

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Elvis Presley with Ed Sullivan.
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The Beatles performing on the show.


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Ed with his puppet friend Topo Gigio.


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