Jerry Lewis left 6 sons from first marriage out of will: report

He made tearful pleas for "Jerry's Kids" during his telethons — but in the end, Jerry Lewis left all six kids from his first marriage out of his will.

The comedy icon and host of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual telethons signed a last will and testament in 2012 that excluded — by name — the sons he shared with first wife Patti Palmer, according to the blast.com.

"I have intentionally excluded Gary Lewis, Ronald Lewis, Anthony Joseph Lewis, Christopher Joseph Lewis, Scott Anthony Lewis and Joseph Christopher Lewis and their descendants as beneficiaries of my estate, it being my intention that they shall receive no benefits hereunder," the will obtained by the website read.

He noted that his son Joseph died in 2009 after a battle with drug addiction.

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Youthful promotional portrait of American actor and comedian Jerry Lewis in his late teens.

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Jerry Lewis as Junior Jackson in the 1951 comedy That's My Boy.

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Wilbur Hoolick (Jerry Lewis) and Skeets (Mitzi McCall) dance during a scene from the 1955 comedy You're Never Too Young.

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Jerry Lewis, US actor and comedian, wearing a red and black checked jacket over a yellow shirt, circa 1955.

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Comedian Jerry Lewis plays department store clerk Norman Phiffier in the 1963 comedy Who's Minding the Store?.

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Anita Ekberg and Jerry Lewis in Frank Tashlin's 'Hollywood or Bust'.

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American comedian Jerry Lewis, circa 1960.

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Actor Jerry Lewis attends his book signing of Jerry Lewis 'Jerry Lewis In Person' on October 6, 1982 at Caldors in Yonkers, New York.

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Actor Jerry Lewis and wife Sandee Lewis attend New York Friar's Club Tribute Honoring Barbara Walters on May 14, 1988 at the Waldorf Hotel in New York City.

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US humorists and comedian Jerry Lewis and US singer, actor, and dancer Sammy Davis Jr pose on May 15, 1988 before the New York Friars Club Tribute to Barbara Sinatra, wife of singer Franck Sinatra. Jerry Lewis will perform in Olympia, Paris, to raise fund against myopathy. Born in 1926, Jerry Lewis appeared in about fifty films in the 50s and 60s such as 'My friend Irma' with Dean Martin and directed different films such as 'the Nutty Professor'. In the 70s he mainly acted in TV shows and the theater.

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American actor, comedian and writer Jerry Lewis in Las Vegas, circa 1989.

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Actor Jerry Lewis and daughter Danielle Lewis attend Broadway Stars 'First Ball' Benefit on May 4, 1995 at Central Park in New York City.

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Actors Jerry Lewis and Jerry Seinfeld perform during the 2000 telecast of The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon in Los Angeles, California. This Labor Day marks the 37th year for the telethon that aids those affected by neuromuscular diseases.

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Jerry Lewis during Jerry Lewis Photocall - June 1, 2000 at StarCity in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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ATAS Chairman and CEO Dick Askin (L) and the recipient of the 2005 Governors Award comedian Jerry Lewis pose in the press room with his award during the 2005 Creative Arts Emmy Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on September 11, 2005 in Los Angeles, California.

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Entertainer Jerry Lewis gives the keynote address at the opening session of the Video Software Dealers Association's annual home video convention at the Bellagio July 26, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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George Carlin, Jerry Lewis, Phyllis Diller and Shelley Berman at The Comedy Festival.

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Jerry Lewis in Berlin

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Actor Jerry Lewis recipient of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and wife SanDee Pitnick and daughter Daniele Lewis attend the 81st Annual Academy Awards Governor's Ball held at Kodak Theatre on February 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Actor Eddie Murphy presents the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Jerry Lewis during the 81st Annual Academy Awards held at Kodak Theatre on February 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Actor Jerry Lewis speaks during 'The Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis' panel during the Encore portion of the 2011 Summer TCA Tour held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 29, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Actor Jerry Lewis(L) and Richard Belzer attend 2012 SASS Foundation Gala Dinner Honoring Jerry Lewisat Three Sixty on November 16, 2012 in New York City.

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Musician Michel Legrand, actress Kerry Bishe and actor Jerry Lewis attends the photocall for 'Max Rose' at The 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 23, 2013 in Cannes, France.

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Director Martin Scorsese, comedian Jerry Lewis, and actor Robert De Niro attend 'The King of Comedy' Closing Night Screening Gala during the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival on April 27, 2013 in New York City.

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Actor Jerry Lewis (C) at the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival - Jerry Lewis Hand And Footprint Ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on April 12, 2014 in Hollywood, California.

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Actor Jerry Lewis and actress/comedian/singer Carol Burnett attend The International Cinematographers Guild's 51st Annual Publicists Awards Luncheon at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on February 28, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Comedian/actor Jerry Lewis and radio host Larry King attend the Friars Club celebration of Jerry Lewis and the 50th Anniversary of 'The Nutty Professor' at New York Friars Club on June 5, 2014 in New York City.

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Actor Jerry Lewis and Director Martin Scorsese attend the Friars Club Honoring Martin Scorsese With Entertainment Icon Award at Cipriani Wall Street on September 21, 2016 in New York City.

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Jeff Ross, Jerry Lewis, Richard Belzer and Jim Carrey attend 90th Birthday Of Jerry Lewis at The Friars Club on April 8, 2016 in New York City.

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Cast member Jerry Lewis poses during a photocall for the film "Max Rose" at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 23, 2013.

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With his sons omitted, Lewis left his potentially massive estate to widow SanDee Pitnick, according to The Blast.

The next person in line is the couple's 25-year-old daughter Danielle.

Lewis, 91, died in Las Vegas last month from heart failure.

His marriage to Palmer lasted from 1944 until 1980. He was 56 years old in 1983 when he married Pitnick, a Las Vegas dancer who was 32.

 

Lewis' oldest son, Gary, became a pop music star with Gary Lewis and the Playboys in the 1960s.

Gary spoke out after Joseph's death and blamed their father.

He claimed Lewis had turned his back on Joseph and that the youngest son "partly died of a broken heart," according to globemagazine.com.

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Actor Jerry Lewis (c) poses with a group of clowns from the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey circus after Lewis preformed in the Broadway play "Damn Yankees," April 28 in New York
Veteran American actor Jerry Lewis tries to kiss his wife Sam during a photocall in central London May 21. Lewis is making his West End debut in the show "Damn Yankees" which opens next month. BRITAIN LEWIS
Veteran American actor Jerry Lewis poses for pictures outside the Aldelphi Threatre on the Strand during a photocall in central London May 21. Lewis is making his West End debut in the show "Damn Yankees" which opens next month. BRITAIN LEWIS
Comedian Jerry Lewis clowns around after receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th annual American Comedy Awards, February 22 in Los Angeles.
Comedian Jerry Lewis reaches out to cover the camera lens as he arrives at the 12th annual American Comedy Awards, February 22 in Los Angeles where he was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Actor and comedian Jerry Lewis (L), host of the 1999 Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon, appears with comedian Martin Short at the start of the 34th annual telethon, September 5 in Los Angeles. The non-stop 21 1/2 hour telethon is expected to raise over $50 million for research and assistance to persons with muscular dystrophy. FSP/BM/HB
Actor and comedian Jerry Lewis, host of the 1999 Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon, sings "You'll Never Walk Alone" as his final song at the conclusion of the 34th annual telethon, September 6 in Los Angeles. The non-stop 21 1/2 hour telethon raised over $53 million for research and assistance to persons with muscular dystrophy. FSP/HB
US veteran comedian and actor Jerry Lewis with his wife Sam (L) arrives at a photo-call in Venice Lido September 11. Lewis is in Venice to receive the Golden Lion career achievement award at the 56th edition of the Venice film festival, the oldest in the world. CP/ns/
Comedian Jerry Lewis, 73, appears as a guest on the CNN program " [Larry King] Live" August 26 in Los Angeles. This is Lewis' first American interview after returning from Australia where he contracted viral meningitis in early August.
American comedian Jerry Lewis (C) is awarded a Golden Lion at the 56th Venice film festival, for the lifetime achievements September 11. American director Martin Scorsese applauds at right. CP/AA
Comedian Jerry Lewis (R) arrives at the premiere of "Poseidon" at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood May 10, 2006. The movie is a remake of the 1972 classic "The Poseidon Adventure" and tells the story of a group of people who tries to survive after their luxury ocean liner capsizes from a colossal tidal wave. The movie opens in the U.S. on May 12. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Comedian Jerry Lewis arrives at the premiere of "Poseidon" at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood May 10, 2006. The movie is a remake of the 1972 classic "The Poseidon Adventure" and tells the story of a group of people who tries to survive after their luxury ocean liner capsizes from a colossal tidal wave. The movie opens in the U.S. on May 12. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Jerry Lewis holds the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award during the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 22, 2009. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn (UNITED STATES) (OSCARS-SHOW)
Actor and comedian Jerry Lewis takes questions from a reporter during the encore session for "The Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis" at the Summer Television Critics Association Cable Press Tour in Beverly Hills, California July 29, 2011. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
U.S. comedian Jerry Lewis attends a special screening of the feature-length documentary "Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis" at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, December 7, 2011. REUTERS/Phil McCarten (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT HEADSHOT)
U.S. comedian Jerry Lewis attends a special screening of the feature-length documentary "Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis" at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, December 7, 2011. REUTERS/Phil McCarten (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT HEADSHOT)
Cast member Jerry Lewis holds his camera as he poses during a photocall for the film "Max Rose" at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Cast member Jerry Lewis poses during a photocall for the film "Max Rose" at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Cast member Jerry Lewis poses during a photocall for the film "Max Rose" at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT HEADSHOT)
Cast member Jerry Lewis arrives for the screening of the film "Max Rose" during the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Cast member Jerry Lewis sits before the screening of the film "Max Rose" during the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT HEADSHOT)
Cast member Jerry Lewis poses during a photocall for the film "Max Rose" at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
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