Eccentric TV comic and performance artist who developed a cult following from his pranks and his Saturday Night Live routine. He appeared as the foreigner Latka Gravas on the popular sitcom Taxi from 1978 to 1983.
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|FULL NAME:||Andy Kaufman|
|BIRTH DATE:||January 17, 1949|
|BIRTHPLACE:||New York City|
|AGE:||71 years old|
Andy Kaufman is a Comedian. His daughter, Maria Bellu-Colonna, was born out of wedlock and put up for adoption by her 17-year-old mother in 1969. He never married and died of a rare type of lung cancer. As a child, he would lock himself in his room alone and put on comedy shows for hours at a time. When he started performing professionally he would often play a recording of the theme from the Mighty Mouse cartoon show and lip-sync only the chorus. He performed this routine during the first episode of Saturday Night Live in 1975.
DID YOU KNOW For much of his later career he and friend, Bob Zmuda would take turns dressing up as sleazy lounge singer, Tony Clifton, to offend and fool strangers.
FACT In the 1970s, he would warm up for his impressive Elvis Presley impersonation by posing as a foreign and bumbling comic.
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Currently, Andy Kaufman is 71 years old. He will celebrate his 72nd birthday on a Monday, January 17th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Andy Kaufman’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn’s life pursuit is to be proud of their achievements and a secret desire to be admired by their family and friends and the world at large. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, music, understated status, quality craftsmanship and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are responsible, disciplined, self-control, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.
Andy Kaufman was born in the Year of the Ox. Those born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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