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Andy Kaufman

Andy KaufmanAKA Andrew Geoffrey Kaufman

Born: 17-Jan-1949
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 16-May-1984
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Buried, Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: See Note [2]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Comic, Performance Artist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Brilliant comic, prankster, professional wrestler


[1] Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, CA.

[2] Transcendental Meditation.

Father: Stanley Kaufman
Mother: Janice (d. 1989)
Brother: Michael
Sister: Carol Kaufman Kerman
Daughter: Maria Bellu (b. 1969, given up for adoption)
Girlfriend:
Cindy Williams
Girlfriend: Elayne Boosler (ex-, dated 3 years)
Girlfriend: Lynne Margulies

    High School: Great Neck North High School, Great Neck, NY (1967)
    University: AA Applied Science, Graham Junior College, Boston, MA (1971)

    Jerry's Famous Deli Busboy
    Draft Deferment: Vietnam 4-F (1967)
    Transcendental Meditation
    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Vegetarian

    TELEVISION
    Taxi Latka Gravas (1978-83)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    I'm From Hollywood (1992) · Himself
    My Breakfast with Blassie (Nov-1983) · Himself
    Heartbeeps (19-Dec-1981) · Val
    In God We Trust (26-Sep-1980)
    God Told Me To (Nov-1976)

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