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Flip Wilson (1933–1998)

Flip Wilson was born on December 8, 1933 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Clerow Wilson. He was a writer and actor, known for Flip (1970), Bing Crosby - Cooling It (1970) and Clerow Wilson and the Miracle of P.S. 14 (1972). He was married to Cookie Mackenzie and Lovenia Patricia (Peaches) Wilson. He died on November 25, 1998 in Malibu, ... See full bio »

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 1974 The Flip Wilson Special (TV Special)
 1970-1974 Flip (TV Series) (writer - 94 episodes)
- Episode #4.18 (1974) ... (writer)
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 1972 Clerow Wilson and the Miracle of P.S. 14 (TV Movie) (story)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Seven-Ups (1981) See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

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One of his famous quotes from the Flip Wilson Show is "In the booth, in the back, in the corner, in the dark."


He got custody of his children in 1979 and quit show biz to devote more time to them. See more »

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Anybody remember... ed4evr
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Comic Relief II (1987)?? sillygirl8406
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