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Topic - Jerry Lewis
For five years straight, I have recommended legendary entertainer and philanthropist Jerry Lewis for the Kennedy Center Honors and the Presidential Medal of Freedom awards, and year after year, he is denied. I've written to George Stevens, executive producer of the Kennedy Center awards, to no avail. I've even written to President Obama for four years in a row about nominating Mr. Lewis for the Medal of Freedom award, and he has never responded. This is ridiculous.
As the Fox alternate-universe drama "Fringe" ends its five-season run, let us pause to praise John Noble's textured performance as Walter Bishop _ and his talented potrayals of Walter Bishop, Walter Bishop and Walter Bishop. And Anna Torv? Her work as Olivia Dunham, Olivia Dunham and Olivia Dunham has built a one-dimensional character into a genuine, multifaceted sci-fi heroine.
When the new Congress cranks up in January, there will be more women, many new faces and 11 fewer tea party-backed House Republicans from the class of 2010 who sought a second term.
Comedy king Jerry Lewis plans to film a television special for PBS.
I have nominated legendary entertainer and philanthropist Jerry Lewis for the Kennedy Center Honor four years in a row. Yet, despite having received awards from Paris and many other places around the world and having raised more than $2 billion for muscular dystrophy, Mr. Lewis hasn't been chosen for honors by the Kennedy Center in Washington. What is it going to take?
Most stars shun the "O word" _ Oscar _ when they might be in the running for an Academy Award, not wanting to jinx their chances or look too eager.
No tote board. No Jerry Lewis. And not from Las Vegas.
Marvin Hamlisch, who composed the scores for dozens of movies including "The Sting" and won a Tony for "A Chorus Line," has died in Los Angeles at 68.
Marvin Hamlisch was blessed with perfect pitch and an infallible ear. "I heard sounds that other children didn't hear," he wrote in his autobiography.
When you read in a book that the copyright is held by "the estate of," you can be pretty sure you won't be seeing any more books by that author. That's what the folks at Titan thought when they published Donald E. Westlake's "Memory" two years ago.
A publicist for Jerry Lewis says the 86-year-old comedian is resting at his hotel after spending two nights in a New York hospital.
A publicist for comedian Jerry Lewis says he should be released from the hospital sometime Wednesday.
The Friars Club, best known for searing celebrity roasts, held the insults when it toasted Tom Cruise.
A publicist for Jerry Lewis says the comedian is OK after being hospitalized in New York overnight.
Emmy Award-winning TV director and producer Robert Finkel has died. He was 94.
"Putting it simply, the administration is not only spending too much, in my view, it's scaring the hell out of small businesses, the economic engine of our national economy," said California Rep. Jerry Lewis, the ranking Republican member of the committee.
"How can members of Congress cast informed votes on a bill when there is no way to know the true cost to the American taxpayer?" said Rep. Jerry Lewis of California, the top Republican on the House Appropriations Committee.