Comedy legend Jerry Lewis, celebrated for his perfect comedic timing in decades of film and TV – and a long-running charitable telethon – died of a heart condition in his Las Vegas home on August 20th. He was 91.
"Jerry Lewis was a master. He was a great entertainer. He was a great artist. And he was a remarkable man,” director Martin Scorsese said in a statement. "I had the honor of working with him, and it was an experience I'll always treasure. He was, truly, one of our greats."