In general, I’ve stopped doing celebrity obituaries. However, who could not feel a little of his or her childhood melt away today when it was announced that Jerry Lewis (born Joseph Levitch) had died at age 91.
NBC News has run a photo essay tribute to the man who acted like a child.
Here’s four more from the 26 photo tribute.
Insofar as I am aware Jerry never went into the dirty type of so-called humor that characterizes comedy today. The last I heard a couple of months ago I think he was defending President Trump in an interview. Also, correct me if I’m wrong, but I never heard any animosity toward white people from him.
Here are a few selected quotes from Jerry: