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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), Flip Wilson... Of Course (1974) and The Flip Wilson Special (1975). He was married to Cookie Mackenzie and Lovenia Patricia (Peaches) Wilson. He died on November 25, 1998 in Malibu, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Flip
Flip Writer
(1970-1974)
Flip Wilson... Of Course
Flip Wilson... Of Course Himself - Host
(1974)
The Flip Wilson Special
The Flip Wilson Special Himself - Host
(1975)
Travels with Flip
Travels with Flip Himself - Host
(1975)

Filmography

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 1974 The Flip Wilson Special (TV Special)
 1970-1974 Flip (TV Series) (writer - 94 episodes)
- Episode #4.18 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.17 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.16 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.15 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.14 (1974) ... (writer)
 1972 Clerow Wilson and the Miracle of P.S. 14 (TV Movie) (story)
Show Show Actor (16 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (76 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (14 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

FLIP Wilson
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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

Trivia:

He was nominated for the 2015 New Jersey Hall of Fame for his services in the Performance Arts. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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Miss the Flip fnm86
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Flip is my cousin....I am not lying. tiffanyboards
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Hope to see him in Heaven:) Redhanded646
Comic Relief II (1987)?? sillygirl8406
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