TV ICON BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1927

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Buffalo Bob Smith and “Clarabell the Clown” (Bob Keeshan)

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Robert James "Bob" Keeshan (June 27, 1927 – January 23, 2004)

Bob Keeshan is considered a pioneer in the formation of children’s
television programs. He played the title character of the iconic show
Captain Kangaroo during its 30-year run (1955-1984). Keeshan also
played the original “Clarabell the Clown” on the Howdy Doody show
from its debut in 1948 on NBC until he left in 1952.

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