About this Famous Person

BLINKY THE CLOWN

American BLINKY THE CLOWN

born Russell SCOTT

American clown

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on June 30, 1921 in Enid, Oklahoma, USA
Died: on August 27, 2012 in Morrison, Colorado, USA


Biography

Scott began his entertainment career as Sears-O the Clown, performing in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Changing his character's name to Blinky, his success brought him to the attention of television station KKTV. Blinky's Fun Club began in 1958, originating from the KKTV studios. In 1966, the show moved to KWGN in Denver and remained there until ending its run in 1998. Scott performed in more than 10,000 episodes, giving him the longest career of any children’s T.V. personality in the U.S. and second longest in the entire world.

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