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  • Flip Wilson

    Born on December 8, 1933 in Jersey City, New Jersey

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The Flip Wilson Show (1970)

Flip Wilson hosts this variety show, a mix of skits, musical acts and famous guests. Famous characters include Geraldine Jones - a sassy, modern woman who had a boyfriend named Killer (who, when not in prison, was at the pool hall) - and Reverend Leroy, the minister of the Church of What's Happening Now!

Golden Globe (1973) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Golden Globe (1972) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy Series or Television Movie
Golden Globe (1971) Won Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy

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