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Pat Cashin

Pat Cashin and three of his clown characters
Pat Cashin (1968- July 24, 2016) Pat Cashin was a former Ringling Brothers clown, who performed a variety of characters, at a variety of circuses, owner of the Captain Kangaroo character, and was a popular mall Santa. Pat Cashin was a 1997 graduate of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum...
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Achille Zavatta

Achille Zavata
Achille Zavatta (May 6, 1915 – November 16, 1993) Achille Zavatta was one of the most famous French clowns, as well as an artist, composer, and circus operator.
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Charlie Rivel

Charlie Rivel, 1967, performing his act
Josep Andreu i Lasserre (April 23, 1896 – July 26, 1983), best known as Charlie Rivel, was an internationally known Spanish circus clown. He was born in Cubelles (Barcelona, Spain). His parents Pere Andreu Pausas (Spanish) and Marie-Louise Lasarre (French) were circus artists as well. Charlie Rivel was Europe’s most famous and popular clown....
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Clown Types – the Auguste clown

Albert Fratellini
Character of the Auguste clown The  Auguste clown is in a class by himself. The least intelligent (although that’s not saying much : ) of the clowns, he is also perhaps the most beloved. With the most exaggerated make-up and movements, this is the zaniest of the clowns....
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