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Jerry Lewis, comedian, telethon host, dies at 91
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Jerry Lewis, right, and Dean Martin, left, were often paired together for comedic routines through the 1950s. Lewis has died at the age of 91.

Jerry Lewis, comedian, telethon host, dies at 91

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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.
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