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Vance Colvig Jr. (1918–1991)

Vance Colvig Jr. was born on March 9, 1918 in San Francisco, California, USA as Vance DeBar Colvig Jr. He was an actor, known for UHF (1989), Barfly (1987) and Track 29 (1988). He died on March 3, 1991 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Barfly Alcoholic Man
Track 29
Track 29 Mr. Ennis
Bozo the Clown


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 1992 Boris and Natasha (TV Movie)
One-Eyed Man (as Vance Colvig)
 1991 The New Adam-12 (TV Series)
- Eye of the Beholder (1991) ... Wino
 1990 Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (TV Movie)
Special Guest Appearance
 1990 Night Court (TV Series)
- Razing Bull (1990) ... Bum (as Vance Colvig)
 1989 UHF
 1989 Hard Time on Planet Earth (TV Series)
Fan #2
- The Hot Dog Man (1989) ... Fan #2 (as Vance Colvig)
 1989 All's Fair
Old Man (as Vance Colvig)
 1988 Big Top Pee-wee
Clownie (as Vance Colvig)
 1988 Arizona Heat
Mr. Gordon
 1988 Track 29
Mr. Ennis (as Vance Colvig)
 1988 Mortuary Academy
Uncle Willard (as Vance Colvig)
 1988 Crime Story (TV Series)
Billy Jones
- Roadrunner (1988) ... Billy Jones (as Vance Colvig)
 1988 Pass the Ammo
 1987 Dudes
 1987 Maid to Order
Man with Newspapers (as Vance Colvig)
 1987 Barfly
Alcoholic Man (as Vance Colvig)
 1986 Odd Jobs
 1986 My Chauffeur
Doolittle (as Vance Colvig)
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Vaudevillian #1
- Fine Tuning (1985) ... Vaudevillian #1 (as Vance Colvig)
 1985 The Boys Next Door
Old Man
 1985 Three's a Crowd (TV Series)
- September Song (1985) ... Wino
 1982-1984 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Bum / Mr. Pechar
- Hearing (1984) ... Bum (uncredited)
- Down's Syndrome (1982) ... Mr. Pechar
 1977 Fred Flintstone and Friends (TV Series) (voice)
 1959/I Bozo the Clown (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Portrayed Bozo on the "Bozo the Clown" television show on KTLA in Los Angeles 1959-1964.

Alternate Names:

Vance Colvig

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Portrayed "Bozo the Clown" on KTLA-Channel 5 in Los Angeles, California from 1959 to 1964. Although it wasn't the first "Bozo" TV show (at least a couple preceded it under Capitol Records' ownership), it was the first after Larry Harmon's business partnership purchased the licensing rights from creator Alan Livingston and owner Capitol Records. See more »

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