Bozo the Clown

by Sonique

The Man Behind the Nose

Bozo is absolutely the most famous clown.
Here are some Bozo facts:

Fun Bozo Facts

  • 183 Television markets across the globe

  • A Harris Poll named Bozo the “Most Famous Clown”

  • More than 50 years spreading Bozo love

  • Famously wore size 83AAA Shoes

  • There was a 10-year wait for tickets to the Bozo Show

  • Over 200 million Bozo TV viewers

  • Caroline Kennedy’s FAVORITE show during her childhood

  • In 50 million US homes weekly

  • Ronald McDonald was adapted from Bozo

and Bozo is so famous, HE HAS A BOOK!



The Man Behind the Nose

By Larry Harmon with Thomas Scott McKenzie

Brought to you by Igniter Books, an imprint of It Books/Harper Collins

Quotes from Larry "Bozo" Harmon,
The Man Behind the Nose:

“Kick off your shoes, take a deep breath, and pull up a seat next to your ol’ pal Boz. You’re an adult now. So I can tell you things I never dared to share when you were younger.“

"The headlines might have focused on Bozo, but that was still me, Larry, hoping to avoid becoming dinner in the jungle or trying to escape assassins. And if there's a me, then there must be a you. And if there's a you, then you can do it all too - and survive to tell the tale."

"Bozo the Clown was spreading across the globe. Race, language, and cultural barriers didn't seem to exist for this character. No matter where we went, people related to the love and laughter that Bozo presented."

"Now I had a costume that crossed all borders. Bozo could protect me. Bozo could be my guide, my entree into a new old world. So I decided to risk my life to see if this crazy character could relate to cannibals."

"It seemed impossible. But so did the idea of cloning clowns and other things I had accomplished in my career. So many of my amazing adventures seemed impossible at first glance. But through hard work, perseverance, and a stubborn refusal to take no for an answer, I made them all happen."

"I love my country for the opportunities it gave me. You can do anything in this great land."

"I knew I could handle a crowd. That's been my life's work. And I knew I could do a job, no matter what it was. But the one thing I didn't count on was being assassinated for doing that job."

"My whole life had been dominated by a fearless attitude to try, do, experience, and share anything and everything because I believed nothing was impossible."

"I felt if I could plant my size 83AAA shoes on this planet, (people) would never be able to forget those footprints."

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Cool Clown
by: Jack

idk, seems pretty cool.

by: Kim

Bozo is the name that immediately pops into my head when thinking of famous clowns.

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