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Jerry Lewis received the LifetimeAchievement Award at the ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon - 2014



LOS ANGELES, Jerry Lewis received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills onFebruary 28, 2014.


Steven Poster, ASC, president of the ICG, said: “Lewis is “a national treasure who has provided generationsworldwide with decades of laughs. The money he has raised for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and ‘Jerry’’s Kids’ is simply astounding. Jerry is also one of the main reasons I wanted to get into show business when I was a child.””


“Jerry Lewis has achieved what few other performers have – success in movies, television and live performances.” said Awards Committee chairman Henri Bollinger. “This is due in large measure to his enormous talent, of course, but also because of his uncanny appreciation and knowledge of the importance of publicity in attracting audiences.”


At the age of 86, Lewis stepped back in front of the cameras as the star of the upcoming feature Max Rose. Written and directed by Daniel Noah, “Max Rose” premiered in the official lineup of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. It co-stars Kerry Bishé, Kevin Pollak, Claire Bloom, Dean Stockwell, Fred Willard and Mort Sahl.


In his more than six decades as the chairman of the MDA and host of their annual telethon, Lewis raised more than 2.6 billion dollars for the charitable organization. He has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, has been presented with the French Legion of Honor, and received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2009 Academy Awards.


(Los Angeles, California--March 1, 2014) A sold-out audience of Hollywood publicity and marketing executives, producers, studio and network executives, celebrities and press gathered for the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE LOCAL 600) 51st Annual ICG Publicists Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel today, chaired by Henri Bollinger and co-chaired by Tim Menke. Jerry Lewis received the Lifetime Achievement Award from fellow comedian and long-time friend Carol Burnett.

Sponsors of the event are Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox Television, Universal Pictures,The Walt Disney Studios, 20th Century Fox Film, Friends of Max Rose, Junket Productions, Relativity Media, Variety, Creative Handbook, The Hollywood Reporter, MDS West, ICM Partners, Warner Bros. Photo Lab, City National Bank, Will Rogers Foundation, ET and LA Party Rents.