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Died in Marietta, Georgia, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameAlfred Covington

Mini Bio (1)

Fred Covington was born on July 1, 1928 as Alfred Covington. He was an actor, known for The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976), Challenge (1974) and Norma Rae (1979). He died on July 28, 1993 in Marietta, Georgia, USA.

Trivia (2)

In 1978, he recorded the time announcement for the U.S. Naval Observatory Master Clock, which as of 2016 can still be heard by dialing (202) 762-1401 or (719) 567-6742. His voice was originally recorded on mechanical machines, but transferred to digital media later.
Did a near perfect Rodney Dangerfield impersonation, as well as a very entertaining magic act.

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