Ended partnership with Dean Martin; later formed Jerry Lewis Productions
Formed Gar-Ron Productions (named after sons Gary and Ronald)
Guest starred on an episode of "Law and Order: SVU" (NBC) as the homeless uncle of Detective Munch (Richard Belzer)
Signed 20-year contract with the Orleans Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas, marking his return to Vegas after a 12-year absence
Appeared as master of ceremonies for first "Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon"; began ongoing association with MDA
Performed in the Martin and Lewis radio show
Traveled to Blackpool, England to make "Funny Bones" for Hollywood Pictures
Directed and starred in the comedy "The Ladies Man"
Discontinued asociation with Paramount
Last picture with Tashlin, "The Disorderly Orderly"
Signed a contract with Universal-International
Signed a long-term exclusive contract with Paramount
Wrote a book about his partnership with Dean Martin titled <i>Dean & Me (A Love Story)</i>
Acted on stage in "Helzapoppin"; show closed before reaching Broadway
Directed Sammy Davis and Peter Lawford in "One More Time"; only time Lewis directed without also acting in the film
Last released film for 11 years, "Which Way to the Front?"
Produced first film without Martin, "The Delicate Delinquet"
Reprised role of Applegate in the London production of "Damn Yankees"
Starred in "Arizona Dream" with Johnny Depp and Faye Dunnaway
Began a long collaboration with writer-director Frank Tashlin with the film "Artists and Models"
Booked at the Glass Hat in NYC on the same bill as Dean Martin
Directed and starred in "The Bellboy"; also co-wrote with Bill Richmond
Made Broadway debut as Applegate in a revival of "Damn Yankees"
Played a late-night TV host plagued by obsessive fans in Martin Scorsese's "The King of Comedy"
Reunited with Dean Martin on stage at a muscular dystrophy telethon; reunion arranged by Frank Sinatra
Co-formed York Productions with Dean Martin
First film with Martin, "My Friend Irma"
Received first professional booking at the Loew's Pitman Theatre in Brooklyn, NY
Martin and Lewis appeared as rotating hosts of "The Colgate Comedy Hour" (NBC)
Produced and starred in the never-released "The Day the Clown Cried"
Returned to the screen with "Hardly Working"
Guest starred on five episodes of the CBS series "Wise Guy"
First performed with Dean Martin at the 500 Club in Atlantic City
First solo TV special, "The Jerry Lewis Show" (ABC)
Last film with Martin, "Hollywood or Bust"; also directed by Tashlin
Made TV debut on the Ed Sullivan hosted CBS program "Toast of the Town" (later titled "The Ed Sullivan Show)
Produced and starred in the comedy hit "The Nutty Professor"; also directed and co-wrote with Bill Richmond
Debuted as host of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Labor Day telethon
Returned to the big screen in "Max Rose"
Reprised Bellboy character in "Till Luck Do Us Part 2"
Had final film role as Nicolas Cage's father in "The Trust"