(SBN) — Hollywood is remembering comedian Jerry Lewis who died Sunday at age 91. The entertainer founded the The Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon, and hosted the event from 1966 until 2010.
Lewis died at his Las Vegas home. Social media continues to be flooded with memorials to the comedian.
Jerry Lewis was an angel to me. Loved him & will never forget what he did for me during one of the worst times in my life. RIP, Love Roe pic.twitter.com/0OoQV4yaae
— Rose Marie-Official (@RoseMarie4Real) August 20, 2017
That fool was no dummy. Jerry Lewis was an undeniable genius an unfathomable blessing, comedy's absolute! I am because he was! ;^D pic.twitter.com/3Zdq9xhXlE
— Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) August 20, 2017
As I've said many times, if you don't get Jerry Lewis, you don’t understand comedy. Spending an afternoon with… https://t.co/b20akloGGp
— Jerry Seinfeld (@JerrySeinfeld) August 21, 2017