Thursday, July 03, 2008

Bozo, R. I. P.

The Associated Press: Larry Harmon, longtime Bozo the Clown, dead at 83: "LOS ANGELES (AP) — Larry Harmon, who turned the character Bozo the Clown into a show business staple that delighted children for more than a half-century, died Thursday of congestive heart failure. He was 83.

His publicist, Jerry Digney, told The Associated Press he died at his home.

Although not the original Bozo, Harmon portrayed the popular clown in countless appearances and, as an entrepreneur, he licensed the character to others, particularly dozens of television stations around the country. The stations in turn hired actors to be their local Bozos."

3 comments:

Cap'n Bob said...

A little song
A little dance
A little seltzer down your pants.

RIP

Anonymous said...

bozo was the worst clown ever. they're all hellish, but bozo was by far the very worst.

Todd Mason said...

Yes, Jesse Helms is no more.

Oh...this is for Larry Harmon. That IS too bad.