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Lewis To Get Jean Hersholt Award

Lewis To Get Jean Hersholt Award

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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