Andy Kaufman Death

andy kaufman death

Andy Kaufman Death – Lung Cancer 1949-1984 (Age 35) Although Andy Kaufman was often billed as a comedian, his place in history isn’t so simple. Part actor, part performance artist, and yes, part comedian – Andy was a multifaceted entertainer. Today, we dive into Kaufman’s run as a professional wrestler. That’s right, the self-proclaimed “Intergender Champion”. Kaufman truly left behind a legacy just as strange as he would have hoped for… A Born Entertainer Andy Kaufman was born on January 17, 1949 in Queens, New York. Growing up in upper-middle class Great Neck Long Island, young Andy entertained his friends and family from the time he was an infant, dancing in his crib to music and eventually entertaining people at birthday parties. A tumultuous childhood saw Andy experiment with drugs and father an out-of-wedlock child (who was turned up for adoption but later connected with Kaufman’s family in 1992). However, he found peace

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David Von Erich Death

david von erich death

David Von Erich Death – Unknown Causes 1958-1984 (age 25) David Von Erich, the “Yellow Rose of Texas” was the first wrestler to pass away from the legendary Von Erich family. Throughout the early 80s, David was a regular main eventer in his father’s Texas-based promotion, WCCW. As as a singles competitor, David took part in notable feuds with Gorgeous Jimmy Garvin, and Ric Flair. Alongside his brothers, he was a fixture in the infamous Von Erich/Freebirds rivalry. David’s wrestling career seemed to be on the up and up. His skills in the ring were evident, as was his charisma. David received huge pops from the Sportatorium crowds, becoming a fan favorite. David Von Erich Death On February 10, 1984, David died while working in Japan. A star of WCCW, David Von Erich’s death has been widely speculated amongst fans and wrestling historians. It was originally reported that David Von Erich died from

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