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Peter Robinson (I) (1874–1947)

Peter Robinson was born in April 6, 1874 in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of Norwegian immigrants. He stated that during his childhood, he had a normal appearance until his early teens when his weight began to drop rapidly. He first went on exhibition in 1895, working at Coney Island and later Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. ... See full bio »


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 1932 Freaks
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Dear Octopus (1939). Comedy. See more »


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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