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Jerry Lewis and his wife of 36 years, Patti, in the library with four of their sons (the couple would have six: Gary, Ron, Scott, Chris, Anthony and Joseph)

Tour Jerry Lewis's 1950s Bel-Air Residence

Jerry Lewis and his wife of 36 years, Patti, in the library with four of their sons (the couple would have six: Gary, Ron, Scott, Chris, Anthony and Joseph)

Jerry Lewis ~ I know it's not cool to admit it, but I think he was really funny back in the day...

Jerry Lewis ~ I know it's not cool to admit it, but I think he was really funny back in the day...

Jerry Lewis with his oldest son Gary - ca 1954....remember Gary Lewis and The Playboys?

Jerry Lewis with his oldest son Gary - ca 1954....remember Gary Lewis and The Playboys?

"Hey LADY!!"    Today's über-cool, über-talented celebrity with an über-cool Polaroid camera: JERRY LEWIS

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"Hey LADY!!" Today's über-cool, über-talented celebrity with an über-cool Polaroid camera: JERRY LEWIS

Jerry LEWIS (B. 1926) [] Active > Born Joseph Levitch 16 March 1926 New Jersey > Other: Comedian > Spouses: Patti Palmer (1944-80 div); SanDee Pitnick (m. 1983) > Children: 7 (including Gary Lewis)

Jerry LEWIS (B. 1926) [] Active > Born Joseph Levitch 16 March 1926 New Jersey > Other: Comedian > Spouses: Patti Palmer (1944-80 div); SanDee Pitnick (m. 1983) > Children: 7 (including Gary Lewis)

Jerry and Patti Lewis with 5 of their 6 boys in the early part of the 60s. L-R top Ronnie, Jerry, Gary - L-R bottom Chris, Tony, Pattie and Scott aboard the family yacht in Newport, Cali

Jerry and Patti Lewis with 5 of their 6 boys in the early part of the 60s. L-R top Ronnie, Jerry, Gary - L-R bottom Chris, Tony, Pattie and Scott aboard the family yacht in Newport, Cali

Jerry Lewis with first wife Patti (1944-80) and their sons Gary, Scott, Ronald, Joseph, Anthony, and Christopher. Patti Palmer was a singer with Tommy Dorsey’s orchestra when she married Lewis in 1944, but she retired from show business to raise their six children.

Jerry Lewis with first wife Patti (1944-80) and their sons Gary, Scott, Ronald, Joseph, Anthony, and Christopher. Patti Palmer was a singer with Tommy Dorsey’s orchestra when she married Lewis in 1944, but she retired from show business to raise their six children.