BOB KEESHAN (JUNE 27, 1927–JAN. 23, 2004)

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Bob Keeshan in makeup as “Clarabell” with Buffalo Bob Smith


Bob as “Captain Kangaroo” 

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Robert James “Bob” Keeshan was a TV producer and actor. He is best
remembered as the title character of the children’s TV program Captain
Kangaroo, which became an icon for millions of kid’s during its 30-year
run from 1955 to 1984 on NBC. Keeshan was also the original “Clarabell
the Clown” on the Howdy Doody show from 1947 to 1960 on NBC.

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