The death of comedy legend Jerry Lewis on Sunday prompted an outpouring of tributes from fellow comedians, actors and others in the entertainment world.
Here are reactions from some notable personalities:
– Comic film actor Jim Carrey -“That fool was no dummy. Jerry Lewis was an undeniable genius an unfathomable blessing, comedy’s absolute! I am because he was! ;^D” he wrote on Twitter.
– Actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg -“I realize I may be late with all this but all know is, losing Dick Gregory & Jerry Lewis is
– Actor Robert De Niro -“Jerry was a pioneer in comedy and film. And he was a friend,” the actor said in a statement. “Even at 91, he didn’t miss a beat… Or a punchline. You’ll be missed.”
– Television and radio host Larry King -“Jerry lived to make the world laugh, and laugh we did for decades. His talent was surpassed only by his humanitarianism. Rest well, pal.” DM