Artist Catalog

Flip Wilson

Born: December 8 1933
Born in: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
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Flip Wilson

Clerow "Flip" Wilson Jr. (December 8, 1933 – November 25, 1998) was an African American comedian and actor. In the early 1970s, Wilson hosted his own weekly variety series, The Flip Wilson Show. The series earned Wilson a Golden Globe and two Emmy Awards.

In January 1972, Time magazine featured Wilson's image on its cover and named him "TV's first black superstar".
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