Signed a contract with Universal-International
Performed in the Martin and Lewis radio show
Formed Gar-Ron Productions (named after sons Gary and Ronald)
Ended partnership with Dean Martin; later formed Jerry Lewis Productions
Produced first film without Martin, "The Delicate Delinquet"
Signed a long-term exclusive contract with Paramount
Directed and starred in the comedy "The Ladies Man"
Last picture with Tashlin, "The Disorderly Orderly"
Discontinued asociation with Paramount
Appeared as master of ceremonies for first "Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon"; began ongoing association with MDA
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?"
Acted on stage in "Helzapoppin"; show closed before reaching Broadway
Starred in "Arizona Dream" with Johnny Depp and Faye Dunnaway
Traveled to Blackpool, England to make "Funny Bones" for Hollywood Pictures
Reprised role of Applegate in the London production of "Damn Yankees"
Signed 20-year contract with the Orleans Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas, marking his return to Vegas after a 12-year absence
Wrote a book about his partnership with Dean Martin titled <i>Dean & Me (A Love Story)</i>
Guest starred on an episode of "Law and Order: SVU" (NBC) as the homeless uncle of Detective Munch (Richard Belzer)