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US comedian Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

His 10-year partnership with Dean Martin saw them star in 16 films and achieve huge box office success.

Lewis went on to become the highest paid actor in Hollywood, chalking up box office successes such as The Bell Boy, Cinderfella and The Nutty Professor.

The actor died at his Las Vegas home, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Other notable successes included The King of Comedy in 1983, in which he played a talk show host stalked by Robert de Niro.

Rock, Schumer and Chappelle hit the stage

There's no punchline. It actually happened Wednesday night.

The three comedy heavy hitters took the stage together at New York's Comedy Cellar.

Rock posted a photo of the event with the caption "Working out with Dave and Amy. Total blackout tour coming."

Rock was referring to his upcoming comedy tour, which has generated a lot of excitement since the comic hasn't hit the road in years.

Rock will also be bringing his comedy to Netflix, as will Schumer and Chappelle, who also have comedy special deals with the streaming giant.

Comedian Kevin Hart to release rap album as Chocolate Droppa

The album, currently untitled, will be released in the autumn by Motown Records.

"If your a rapper I suggest you run because I'm about to come for all of you sucka's," Hart wrote in a strongly worded post on Instagram.

"Y'all just knocked on the door of a small giant that loves chicken nuggets and long walks in the park."

Hart achieved fame as a stand-up before enjoying further success as the star of such films as Get Hard, The Wedding Ringer and Ride Along.