Jerry Lewis was an American comedian, actor, singer, producer, director, screenwriter and humanitarian. He was known for his slapstick humour in film, television, stage and radio. From 1946 to 1956, he and Dean Martin were partners as the hit popular comedy duo of Martin and Lewis. Following that success, he was a solo star in motion pictures, nightclubs, television shows, concerts, album recordings and musicals. Lewis is most recognised for films such as The Nutty Professor, The Bell Boy and Rock-A-Bye Baby. Sadly, Lewis passed away on 20 August 2017 at the age of 91.