A history of the annual telethon held by comedian and actor Jerry Lewis to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) from 1966 to 2010. Learn about the format, hosts, celebrities, and events of the show that raised $2.45 billion for MDA.
A series of annual telethons held by Jerry Lewis to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) from 1966 to 2010. See cast, crew, episodes, ratings, awards, and more on IMDb.
The MDA Labor Day Telethon was an enchanting yearly variety show that ran for half a century. Hosted for many years by Jerry Lewis, the telethon featured top stars from the world of music, comedy ...
The MDA Labor Day Telethon was an annual telethon held on Labor Day in the United States to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association . The Muscular Dystrophy Association was founded in 1950 with hopes of gaining the American public's interest.
Jerry Lewis 1926 — 2017 Watch Video Comic genius. Cultural icon. Humanitarian. A statement from R. Rodney Howell, M.D., MDA Chairman of the Board: “The Muscular Dystrophy Association is deeply saddened by the death of beloved comedian, performer, humanitarian and former MDA telethon star and national chairman Jerry Lewis.
4 de sept. de 2005 · Jerry Lewis receives no pay for his tireless year-round work for MDA. He is MDA's "number-one volunteer" and star of the Telethon. Other celebrities serve as Telethon co-hosts and performers.