Clown History – Origin of Clowns | Famous Clowns
Dedicated to the history and performance of clowning
What can you do here? There’s a free tutorial on starting clowning, articles on topics such as the Clown Commandments, biographies of famous clowns (including Charlie Chaplin, Red Skelton, Bob Bell, WGN-TV’s Bozo the Clown, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Emmett Kelly, Bob Keeshan,The Marx Brothers, The Three Stooges, Danny Kaye, Lucille Ball, Jerry Lewis, and many others), reviews of books and movies on clowning, and much more.
Clowning Resources – books, videos and more for the beginning, intermediate and advanced clown — learn how to make a bigger fool of yourself, and make the audience remember you!
Clown History – from the days of Shakespeare and before, clowns have been making their mark on history. Find out about it here.
Clown Skits – What will you do in front of the audience? A collection of clown skits, free to use in your performances.
Clowning Reviews – Read reviews of biographies, movies, television shows and live performances of your favorite clowns.
Welcome to FamousClowns.org, a website dedicated to the history and performance of clowning. Famous Clowns is run by Tom Raymond, who performs at a professional clown as Raynbow the Clown in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.