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International Clown Hall Of Fame


The International Clown Hall of Fame honors entertainers who have made a significant contribution to the art of clowning.  They are inducted in three categories: Active, Inactive, and Historical.  A minimum of 25 years of clown experience is required to be eligible for the Active and Inactive categories.  Clowns who had a major impact upon the history of clowning are inducted in the Historical category.  Those who have been inducted are:

1989: Lou Jacobs, Mark Anthony, Felix Adler, Emmett Kelly, Sr., Red Skelton, Otto Griebling

1990: Leon McBryde, Bob Keeshan, Joseph Grimaldi

1991: Frosty Little, Michael Polakovs, Frankie Saluto, Bobby Kay, Dan Rice

1992: Prince Paul Alpert, Adrian "Grock" Wettach, Paul Jung, Gene Lee, Arthur Pedlar

1993: Roy Brown, Steve Smith, Albert Fratellini, Al Ross, Oleg Popov

1994: Annie Fratellini, Bumpsey Anthony, Jim Howle, Joe Jackson,Sr., Nikolay Polikoff

1995: Poodles Hanneford, Dimitri, Jimmy Williams, Don Burda, Chester Sherman, Joe Vanni

1996: Bob Bell, Jackie LeClaire, Bert Williams, Bill Bailey

1997: Footit and Chocolat

1998: Robert Armin, Ernie Burch, Peggy Williams

1999: Richard "Snowflake" Snowberg, Bill Irwin, Charlie Rivel, Bob Hamilton, Umberto "Antonet" Guillaume

2000: Francesco Caroli, Nola Rae, Francois & Paul Fratellini, Duane Thorpe, George L. Fox

2001: Billy Baker, Irvin Romig, Bill Ballantine, Charlie Chaplin

2002: Barry Lubin, Avner Eisenberg, Charlie Cairoli, Happy Kellums 

2004: Pinto Colvig, W.D. Robbins, Earl Chaney, Giovanni Zoppe

2010: Chester "Bobo" Barnett.

The International Clown Hall of Fame Museum and Research Center is located in Barboo, WI.

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