Flip Wilson (I) (1933–1998)


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Flip Wilson was born on December 8, 1933 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Flip (1970), The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979) and Charlie & Co. (1985). 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 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Flip Writer
(1970-1974)
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh Coach 'Jock' Delaney
(1979)
Charlie & Co. Charlie Richmond
(1985-1986)
Pinocchio Fox
(1976)

Filmography

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 1975 Travels with Flip (TV Movie)
 1975 The Flip Wilson Special (TV Special)
 1974 The Flip Wilson Special (TV Special)
 1974 Flip Wilson... Of Course (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) (based on a story by)
Show Show Actor (22 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (85 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (23 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 | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Spouse:

Cookie Mackenzie  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »

Children:

Charles Wilson | See more »

Parents:

Cornelia Bullock | Clerow Wilson Sr

Relatives:

Rashon Khan (cousin)
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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 won a Grammy in 1970 for Best Comedy Recording for "The Devil Made Me Buy This Dress". See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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