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Lew Anderson (1922–2006)

Lew Anderson was born on May 7, 1922 in Kirkman, Iowa, USA as Lewis Burr Anderson. He was an actor, known for The Howdy Doody Show (1947), The New Howdy Doody Show (1976) and It's Howdy Doody Time (1987). He was married to Margaret (Peggy) George and Lee Anderson. He died on May 14, 2006 in Hawthorne, New York, USA. See full bio »

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(age 84) in Hawthorne, New York, USA

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Known For

The Howdy Doody Show Clarabell the Clown #4 / Clarabell the Clown / Clarabell Hornblow the Clown #4
(1954-1960)
The New Howdy Doody Show Clarabell (1976-1977)
(1976)
(1987)
The Bob Braun Show Himself - Clarabelle Hornblow the Clown
(1983)

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 1976 The New Howdy Doody Show (TV Series)
Clarabell (1976-1977)
 1954-1960 The Howdy Doody Show (TV Series)
Clarabell the Clown #4 / Clarabell the Clown / Clarabell Hornblow the Clown #4
- Clarabell's Big Surprise (1960) ... Clarabell the Clown #4
- Val Carny (1958) ... Clarabell the Clown #4
- The Yodstick King: Part 2 (1958) ... Clarabell the Clown
- The Yodstick King: Part 1 (1958) ... Clarabell the Clown
- Episode dated 1 June 1956 (1956) ... Clarabell the Clown #4
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 1987 It's Howdy Doody Time (TV Special)
Clarabell
 1983 The Bob Braun Show (TV Series)
Himself - Clarabelle Hornblow the Clown
- Episode dated 7 June 1983 (1983) ... Himself - Clarabelle Hornblow the Clown
 1957 The Arlene Francis Show (TV Series)
Himself - Clarabell the Clown
- Episode #1.55 (1957) ... Himself - Clarabell the Clown
 1955 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special)
Clarabell the Clown #4
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He started a band while serving in the Navy during World War II and later toured the Midwest with bands before landing in New York.

It was when he joined the Honey Dreamers, a singing group that appeared on radio and early television shows, that he met Buffalo Bob Smith and became a clown. As a musician and band leader, in recent years, his All-American Big Band appeared on Friday nights at New ... See more »

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