Clown Pictures

Barney Fife has his eye on you Don Knotts in his most iconic role in The Andy Griffith Show

Don Knotts photo gallery

Don Knotts photo gallery – the nervous film and TV clown (more…)

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Painting of Marcel Marceau by Jim Howle

Marcel Marceau photo gallery

Marcel Marceau photo gallery – world-famous pantomimist as Bip (more…)

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Animated gif of Charlie the Little Tramp reading in bed - a scene from The Kid

Charlie Chaplin photo gallery

Charlie Chaplin photo gallery – Photo gallery of Charlie Chaplin, world famous as Charlie the Little Tramp

Many of the images are courtesy of the International Clown Hall of Fame

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Mark Anthony, art by Bill Ballentine

Mark Anthony photo gallery

Mark Anthony photo gallery – famous tramp circus clown

Mark Anthony was a great tramp clown of the 20th century, highly skilled in creating foam props as well. (more…)

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The actor Joseph Grimaldi as Clown in the pantomime Harlequin and Friar Bacon by Bonnor and O’Keefe staged at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden London in 1820. Detail from hand-coloured etching by George Cruikshank (1792 – 1878), first published in the 19th century.

Joseph Grimaldi photo gallery

Photo gallery for Joseph Grimaldi, the father of modern clowning. (more…)

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Otto Griebling photo gallery

Photo gallery of Otto Griebling, famous American circus tramp clown

Many of the images are courtesy of the International Clown Hall of Fame (more…)

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Grock's smiling face

Grock photo gallery

Photo gallery of Karl Adrien “Grock” Wettach (January 10, 1880 – July 14, 1959)

Inducted into the Clown Hall of Fame in 1992, Swiss-born Karl Adrien Wettach, became the toast of European entertainment as Grock the clown. The son of a watchmaker, he became an amateur acrobat and was allowed to spend each summer with a circus, where he performed first as a tumbler and then as a violinist, pianist, and xylophonist. (more…)

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Color poster of Charlie Rivel

Charlie Rivel photo gallery

Charlie Rivel photo gallery – he was Europe’s most famous and popular clown. His costume trademark was a long red jersey that had accidentally been stretched in the laundry. Many of these photos are courtesy of the International Clown Hall of Fame (more…)

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Bert Lahr, clearly a clown

Bert Lahr photo gallery

Bert Lahr photo gallery – movie and stage clown – a Tony Award-winning American actor and comedian. He is best remembered today for his role as the Cowardly Lion and the farm worker Zeke in the classic 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, but was well known during his life for work in burlesque, vaudeville, and Broadway. (more…)

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Color photo of Paul Jung - face

Paul Jung photo gallery

Paul Jung photo gallery – famous producing white face clown, best known for his time with the Ringling Brothers circus – and for his face on Kellogg’s Sugar Smacks! (more…)

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