Jerry Lewis, actor, comedian, director, writer, singers, producer, and type 1 diabetic. His parents were both in show business leading him into the field. He dropped out of school to travel and came across Dean Martin when one of his acts dropped out last minute. The two became instantly famous with slapstick act. They went on to doing movies together. With his success with Dean Martin he was able to restart his solo career going to on to directing and more. He received many awards over the years. Having diabetes without all of today's technologies didn’t keep him away from a successful career and life.