Monday, August 24, 2009

One less Jerry Lewis impersonator

Well, we could just whistle past the graveyard and look elsewhere every time another pop culture figure pops his or her clogs and pretend to ignore the 2009 traffic jam on the way out of the celebrity death pool, but we may as stop and pay attention to Sammy Petrillo, who made his name imitating Jerry Lewis, went on the road with a knockoff Martin & Lewis act, costarred in the movie Bela Lugosi Meets A Brooklyn Gorilla, wound up running a comedy club in Pittsburgh called The Nut House and got his New York Times obituary after dying-- in mortal, not comedic terms-- over the weekend. We hear Jerry did not always appreciate his homage-- and how weird is this, a couple of weeks before the Telethon?

1 comment:

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For my part every person should read it.