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Lewis To Get Jean Hersholt Award

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire December 20, 2008 at 8:23AM

Actor, director, writer and producer Jerry Lewis has been voted the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy President Sid Ganis announced yesterday. The award, an Oscar statuette, will be presented to Lewis during the 81st Academy Awards ceremony on February 22, 2009.
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Actor, director, writer and producer Jerry Lewis has been voted the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy President Sid Ganis announced yesterday. The award, an Oscar statuette, will be presented to Lewis during the 81st Academy Awards ceremony on February 22, 2009.

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