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John Ringling North (1903–1985)

John Ringling North was the nephew of John Ringling, one of the five Ringling brothers. John Ringling was born Johann Nicholas Rungling in 1866 in MacGregor, Iowa - the family Americanized the name to Ringling - and with his four brothers, founded what was to become the world's most successful circus in 1884. John Ringling traveled throughout ... See full bio »


(age 81) in Brussels, Belgium

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Celebrity Time Himself


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 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth (president: Ringling Bros.-Barnum & Bailey Circus) / (technical advisor)
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 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth
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 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth ("Lovely Luawana Lady")
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 1981 Här är ditt liv (TV Series)
- Trolle Rhodin (1981) ... Himself
 1962 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #15.31 (1962) ... Himself
 1951 Celebrity Time (TV Series)
- Episode #3.29 (1951) ... Himself

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Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 602-604. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998. See more »

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