“Bozo the Clown”

Service Photo: Unavailable

Photo: WGN-TV

Rank:

Rank: Unknown

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Known For: Portraying "Bozo the Clown" live on TV for 24 years and winning an Emmy for it.

Should Be Known For: Despite customs, when Bob was honored for his portrayal, he was not allowed to appear in costume.

Birth Name:

Robert Lewis Bell

Birthplace: Flint, MI

Married: 1

Kids: 1

INTERESTING FACTS

Inducted into Clown Hall of Fame in 1996.

Was not the first "Bozo the Clown" (see Pinto Colvig.

Cheated on his medical exam for the Marines by memorizing the eye chart.

After less than a year, was medically-discharged and he joined the Navy.

BY THE NUMBERS

Born: 1/18/1922

Joined: 18 or 19

Served: <1

Disch: Medical

Died: 75

“Bozo the Clown”

Service Photo: Unavailable

Photo: WGN-TV

Rank:

Rank: Unknown

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Known For: Portraying "Bozo the Clown" live on TV for 24 years and winning an Emmy for it.

Should Be Known For: Despite customs, when Bob was honored for his portrayal, he was not allowed to appear in costume.

Birth Name:

Robert Lewis Bell

Birthplace: Flint, MI

Married: 1

Kids: 1

INTERESTING FACTS

Birthplace: Flint, MI

Inducted into Clown Hall of Fame in 1996.

Was not the first "Bozo the Clown" (see Pinto Colvig.

Cheated on his medical exam for the Marines by memorizing the eye chart.

After less than a year, was medically-discharged and he joined the Navy.

BY THE NUMBERS

Born: 1/18/1922

Joined: 18 or 19

Served: <1

Disch: Medical

Died: 75