Obituary of Flip Wilson

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Flip Wilson

Clerow “Flip” Wilson Jr. (born December 8, 1933 in Jersey City, New Jersey) was a comedian, TV actor, and film actor who was best known for hosting his own variety TV show titled, “The Flip Wilson Show” from 1970 till 1974. Flip died on November 25, 1998 and his death was because of liver cancer. He died quite soon at age 64 just two weeks before his 65th birthday.

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Flip Wilson Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Wilson, Flip
    • Common Name: Flip Wilson
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
    • Birth Date: December 08, 1933
    • Age: 64 (at death)
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1959-1998
    • Net Worth: $6 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Gray (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Flip's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Clerow Wilson Jr.
    • Father: Clerow Wilson Sr. (1894-1973)
    • Mother: Cornelia Wilson (died 1970)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Lavenia Patricia Wilson Dean (married 1957-divorced 1967)
      • Tuanchai MacKenzie (married 1979-divorced 1984)
    • Son(s):
      • Kevin Wilson
      • David Wilson
    • Daughter(s):
      • Michelle Trice
      • Tamara Wilson
      • Stacy Wilson

Death Notice:

  • Date: November 25 1998 at age 64
  • Place: Malibu, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Liver cancer
  • Interment: Cremated and ashes scattered off Malibu Beach in Malibu, California

Category Tags:

ComedianTV Actor Film Actor American Born on December 8th Born in 1933 Born in New Jersey Died in 1998 Died at age 64 Died from Liver cancer

Flip's Notable Roles:

  • The Flip Wilson Show

Quotable Quotes:

"Flip Wilson was a comedic icon who brought laughter and joy to countless people throughout his groundbreaking career, leaving behind a legacy of humor and entertainment that will never be forgotten. (V)"

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