Andy Kaufman

Andrew Geoffrey Kaufman (January 17, 1949 – May 16, 1984) was an American comedian, entertainer, actor, wrestler, and performance artist. While often called a comedian, Kaufman described himself instead as a "song and dance man". He has sometimes been called an "anti-comedian". He disdained telling jokes and engaging in comedy as it was traditionally understood, once saying in a rare introspective interview, "I am not a comic, I have never told a joke. ... The comedian's promise is that he will go out there and make you laugh with him... My only promise is that I will try to entertain you as best I can."
The first TV appearance (1972)
Andy Kaufman - Improv Show (1972)
Carnegie Hall (1980)
Complete Collection on Letterman (1982-83)
Midnight Special (1981)
Kaufman and Lawler on Letterman (1982)
Kaufman vs. Lawler Feud (Playlist)
The Real Andy Kaufman
The Top (1984)
Wake at the Improv (1984)
Biography: Andy Kaufman (2000)
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