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Andy Kaufman’s Brother Claims to be Victim of Hoax

After iconic entertainer Andy Kaufman died of a rare form of lung cancer in 1984, there have been numerous conspiracy theories and rumors that the comedian faked his own death since, with the latest emerging during this week’s annual Andy Kaufman Awards in New York City. Alongside Andy’s brother Michael, an unnamed woman, claiming to be the late actor’s daughter, …

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Jerry Lawler Hopes Andy Kaufman is Secretly Alive

Former professional wrestler and current WWE color commentator Jerry “The King” Lawler says that he would like nothing better than to learn that the late comedian Andy Kaufman has secretly been alive for decades. Ever since Kaufman, the iconic entertainer, died of a rare form of lung cancer in 1984, there have been numerous conspiracy theories and rumors that the …

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Andy Kaufman: Did He Fake His Death?

Andy Kaufman was a comedian and actor known for his crazy appearance and antics. He has a great career and to this day, many famous actors and comedians model their characters and acts after him. Kaufman died in a hospital in West Hollywood on May 16, 1984, of kidney failure, caused by metastasized large-cell lung carcinoma. But did he really …

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Andy Kaufman (It Turns Out) Is Still Dead!

In a famous Saturday Night Live routine, Chevy Chase reads a news story on that show’s Weekend Update, declaring that Spain’s “Generalissimo Francisco Franco is valiantly holding out in his efforts to remain dead.” He and fellow cast member Garrett Morris wrap up the Weekend Update with something called “News for the Hearing Impaired”. There Morris repeats the story in …

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Andy Kaufman’s Brother, “Daughter” Claim He’s Alive

After iconic entertainer Andy Kaufman died of a rare form of lung cancer in 1984, there have been numerous conspiracy theories and rumors that the comedian faked his own death since, with the latest emerging during this week’s annual Andy Kaufman Awards in New York City. Alongside Andy’s brother Michael, an unnamed woman, claiming to be the late actor’s daughter, …

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