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Jerry Lewis, Hollywood survivor, showman, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis epitomized what it meant to be a survivor in Hollywood. Through ups and downs in popularity, health troubles and weight fluctuations and the sorts of seismic shifts that take place over decades in the entertainment industry, Lewis always figured out a way to battle back, to reinvent himself, to stay relevant. It’s what enduring ... Read More »

Legendary comedian Jerry Lewis knew how to laugh and cry

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Lewis sometimes didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. “There’s nothing more dramatic than the comedy I’ve done,” Lewis, who died Sunday at age 91, told The Associated Press in 2016. “Because the comedy I’ve done is to get to the audience, get them to feel it, or they won’t laugh.” If jokes are the ... Read More »

The Latest: White House praises Lewis for comedy, charity

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The White House is remembering the late comedian Jerry Lewis as a man who “kept us all laughing for over half a century” and touched the lives of millions with his charity work. The 91-year-old Lewis died Sunday in Las ... Read More »

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91. Lewis died Sunday of natural causes in ... Read More »

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host, dies at 91

Jerry Lewis

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91. Lewis died Sunday of natural causes in ... Read More »

A list of Jerry Lewis’ films

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis films include: “My Friend Irma,” 1949. “My Friend Irma Goes West,” 1950. “At War With the Army,” 1950. “That’s My Boy,” 1951. “Sailor Beware,” 1952. “Jumping Jacks,” 1952. “Road to Bali,” 1952. “The Stooge,” 1953. “Scared Stiff,” 1953. “The Caddy,” 1953. “Money From Home,” 1953. “Living It Up,” 1954. “3 Ring Circus,” 1954 “You’re ... Read More »

‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ outdoes ‘Logan Lucky’ at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Critics loved “Logan Lucky” and gave a big collective shrug to “The Hitman’s Bodyguard,” but when it came to the test of the marketplace, audiences went their own way. The two action flicks faced off this weekend, and “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” emerged the victor with a chart-topping $21.6 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, while “Logan ... Read More »

‘Predator’ actor Sonny Landham dead at 76

NEW YORK (AP) — Sonny Landham, the muscular action-movie actor who co-starred in “Predator” and “48 Hrs,” has died. He was 76. Landham’s sister, Dawn Boehler, said the actor died from congestive heart failure Thursday at a Lexington, Kentucky, hospital. Landham was a brawny, deep-voiced actor and stunt man who played a bit part in Walter Hill’s 1979 street-gang thriller ... Read More »

Details of ‘Deadpool 2’ stuntwoman’s death released

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — British Columbia’s workplace safety agency has released the first official account of a “Deadpool 2” stuntwoman’s death. The initial report by WorkSafeBC on Friday confirms witness accounts to Monday’s accident during filming of the sequel to actor Ryan Reynolds’ popular superhero movie. The report says SJ Harris had been rehearsing a stunt that involved driving ... Read More »