Anthony Joseph Lewis is famous as the son of the late Jerry Lewis. Anthony’s father Jerry Lewis was a well-known actor, comedian, singer, director, producer, writer, and humanitarian. He was a celebrated icon and nicknamed “The King of Comedy”. He was a highest-grossing movie star and filmmaker.
Anthony Joseph Lewis: Bio Summary
|Name||Anthony Joseph Lewis|
|Age||63 years old as of 2022|
|Date of birth||October 1959|
|Famous as||son of Jerry Lewis|
|Parents||Jerry Lewis and Patti Palmer|
|Siblings||Gary, Christopher, Scott Anthony, Ronald, Joseph Christopher, and Danielle|
Anthony Joseph Lewis was born in October 1959. He is 63 years old as of 2022. He is one of the six children of Jerry Lewis and his ex-wife Patti Palmer. His siblings are Gary, Christopher, Scott Anthony, Ronald, and Joseph Christopher, who died on October 24, 2009. He has a half-sister called Danielle from his father’s side.
Anthony Joseph Lewis’ grandparents are Angelo Colonico, Mary Rotellini Farino, Daniel Levitch (1902–1980), a master of ceremonies and vaudevillian who performed under the stage name Danny Lewis, and Rachel Levitch (née Brodsky; 1903–1983), a WOR radio pianist and music director.
Anthony Joseph’s Parents
Anthony Joseph Lewis’ parents are Jerry Lewis and Patti Palmer. His mother Patti Palmer is a singer and actress. She fell in love with Jerry Lewis and married him on October 3, 1944. They got married in a ceremony attended by family and friends. Their marriage was a mixed marriage; Patti Palmer was Catholic and Jerry Lewis was Jewish.
Patti Palmer filed for divorce from Jerry Lewis, in 1980 after they were married for nearly 36 years. Patti Palmer filed for divorce citing Jerry’s ridiculous spending and infidelity. Jerry was known to be unfaithful to his wife Patti. He had relationships with other women openly and gave unapologetic interviews about his infidelity.
Eventually, Jerry Lewis and Patti Palmer‘s divorce was finalized in 1983 and PEOPLE reveals that Patti demanded $450,000 a year to support herself and their youngest son, Joseph Christopher, who was 16 years old at the time. Patti stated that Jerry Lewis “has displayed an open disregard for our marriage, and I am a ‘financial puppet’ at the mercy of his office, with no money of my own.”
Jerry Lewis married a second wife SanDee Pitnick on February 13, 1983, in Key Biscayne, Florida. They were married for 34 years until Jerry Lewis died. SanDee Pitnick and their daughter Danielle were the ones who inherited Jerry Lewis’ estate.
As for Patti Palmer and her children, they inherited nothing from Jerry Lewis. Patti Palmer died on January 15, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. She died at the age of 99 years.
Anthony Joseph’s Career
Anthony Joseph Lewis’ actual career is unknown at the moment. Per his IMDb profile, he is known for The Flash (2014), Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013), and Fairly Legal (2011). His father Jerry Lewis teamed with singer Dean Martin to form Martin and Lewis. Martin and Lewis rose to national prominence, first with their popular nightclub act, then as stars of their radio program The Martin and Lewis Show.
Jerry Lewis starred in 60 films, directed 13 films, and helped to develop and popularize video assist. During Jerry Lewis’ years as spokesman and national chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), he supported fundraising for muscular dystrophy research and hosted The Jerry Lewis Telethon from 1966 to 2010, each Labor Day. The show raised $2.6 billion.
Jerry Lewis became the highest-paid individual Hollywood talent to date after a contract was signed between Paramount and Jerry Lewis Productions in 1959, specifying a payment of $10 million plus 60% of the profits for 14 films over seven years. He opened a camera shop in 1950. In 1969, he lend his name to “Jerry Lewis Cinemas”, offered by National Cinema Corporation as a franchise business opportunity for those interested in theatrical movie exhibition.
Anthony Joseph Lewis’ Wife & Children
Anthony Joseph Lewis has not publicly revealed who his wife is. At the moment, we have no data on his wife or girlfriend. He has kept his relationships a secret so we know nothing about his past affairs, hookups, and breakups. There is no information about his children as well. However, we will do our best to update this section as soon as possible.