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Bob Bell (IV) (1922–1997)

Robert Lewis Bell was born on January 18, 1922 in Flint, Michigan. His father was an assembly worker at General Motors and his mother was a housewife. He had two older brothers. After graduating high school, a friend's family offered to take him along to Arizona, where he dug ditches, worked as a carhop and lumberjack, and signed onto construction... See full bio »

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Bozo's Circus
The Bozo Show
The Bozo Show Bozo (1980-1984)
Bozo Bozo
Big Top
Big Top Bozo


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 1985 Riptide (TV Series)
- Robin and Marian (1985) ... Al
 1980 The Bozo Show (TV Series)
Bozo (1980-1984)
 1978 Bozo's Circus (TV Series)
 1965 Big Top (TV Series)
 1960 Bozo (TV Series)
 1940 Arizona
U.S. Cavalryman (uncredited)

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Hosted the late 1950's afternoon showing of The 3 Stooges short subjects for WGN Television Channel 9 in Chicago. He portrayed the character of 'Andy Starr', venerable caretaker of the mythical 'Odeon Theatre'. At times he would also double in female impersonation as 'Mrs. Finstermacher, the owner of the Odeon. This predated his long-running success as Bozo the Clown, also on WGN.

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