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Flip Wilson (1933–1998)

Writer | Actor | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Flip (1970-1974) | The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1965-1989) | Flip Wilson... Of Course (1974)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations More »
BORN 
Dec 8, 1933 (died Nov 25, 1998)

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Past Film & Video (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (18 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Laff Mobb PresentsLaff Mobb Presents (TV Series) Special Thanks ( 2 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012 2
  • Primary photo for The Drew Carey ShowThe Drew Carey Show (TV Series) Flip Wilson ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for 227227 (TV Series) Ed Fulton / Mr. Grant ( 2 episodes, 1988–1989 )  Less 1988–1989 2
  • Primary photo for Charlie & Co.Charlie & Co. (TV Series) Charlie Richmond ( 18 episodes, 1985–1986 )  Less 1985–1986 18
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  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Frank Dalton ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for The Cheap DetectiveThe Cheap Detective (TV Short) Eddie Krowder  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for InsightInsight (TV Series) God ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for The Six Million Dollar ManThe Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series) Billy Parker / The Prime Minister ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
    • Double Trouble (Oct 3, 1976) Billy Parker / The Prime Minister  Less
  • Primary photo for PinocchioPinocchio (TV Movie) Fox  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Flip Wilson SpecialThe Flip Wilson Special (TV Special) Himself - Host, Writer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Clerow Wilson's Great EscapeClerow Wilson's Great Escape (TV Movie) Clerow Wilson / Geraldine Jones / Ralph the Invisible Dog / Reverend Leroy / Herbie the Ice Cream Man / The Devil (voice)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for FlipFlip (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 94 episodes, 1970–1974 ) , Writer ( 94 episodes, 1970–1974 ) , Performer ("With A Little Bit Of Luck", "Them There Eyes") ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1970–1974 94
    • Episode #4.18 (Feb 28, 1974) Himself - Host, Writer  Less
    • Episode #4.17 (Feb 21, 1974) Himself - Host, Writer  Less
    • Episode #4.16 (Feb 7, 1974) Himself - Host, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Clerow Wilson and the Miracle of P.S. 14Clerow Wilson and the Miracle of P.S. 14 (TV Movie) Clerow Wilson / Geraldine Jones / Reverend Leroy / The Devil / Herbie the Ice Cream Man (voice), Writer (story)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Here's LucyHere's Lucy (TV Series) Flip Wilson ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Laugh-InLaugh-In (TV Series) Guest / Regular Performer / Performer ( 7 episodes, 1969–1970 )  Less 1969–1970 7
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  • Primary photo for Love, American StyleLove, American Style (TV Series) Big Red (segment "Love and the Hustler") ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Jerry Lewis ShowThe Jerry Lewis Show (TV Series) Prisoner ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
Self (75 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Howard SternHoward Stern (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for RolondaRolonda (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Living SingleLiving Single (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Jaleel White SpecialThe Jaleel White Special (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The 11th Annual Black Achievement AwardsThe 11th Annual Black Achievement Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Joan Rivers ShowThe Joan Rivers Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Guest Host / Howard Mann / Himself - Comedian ( 58 episodes, 1965–1989 )  Less 1965–1989
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  • Primary photo for The 7th Annual Black Achievement AwardsThe 7th Annual Black Achievement Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Ebony/Jet ShowcaseEbony/Jet Showcase (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1983–1985 )  Less 1983–1985
  • Primary photo for The 6th Annual Black Achievement AwardsThe 6th Annual Black Achievement Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Battle of the Network Stars XVIBattle of the Network Stars XVI (TV Special) Himself - NBC Team Captain  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for People Are FunnyPeople Are Funny (TV Series) Himself  Less 1984– 
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself - Host / Various ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Happy Birthday, Bob!Happy Birthday, Bob! (TV Special) Himself  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Suzanne Somers SpecialThe Suzanne Somers Special (TV Special) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Big ShowThe Big Show (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Uptown: A Tribute to the Apollo TheatreUptown: A Tribute to the Apollo Theatre (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The First 40 YearsThe First 40 Years (TV Special) Himself  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Comedian / Himself - Co-Host ( 10 episodes, 1974–1979 )  Less 1974–1979
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  • Primary photo for LeifLeif (TV Special) Himself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Happy Birthday, BobHappy Birthday, Bob (TV Special) Himself  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Stars Salute Israel at 30The Stars Salute Israel at 30 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for A Tribute to Mr. Television Milton BerleA Tribute to Mr. Television Milton Berle (TV Special) Himself  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Frank SinatraThe Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Frank Sinatra (TV Special) Himself  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes 2Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes 2 (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Laugh-InLaugh-In (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for US Against the WorldUS Against the World (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for They Said It with Music: Yankee Doodle to RagtimeThey Said It with Music: Yankee Doodle to Ragtime (TV Special) Self  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Celebrity Challenge of the SexesCelebrity Challenge of the Sexes (TV Special) Himself - Go Karts  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for 3 Girls 33 Girls 3 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Sonny and Cher ShowThe Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) Himself / Various Characters ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
    • Episode #2.15 (Jan 21, 1977) Himself / Various Characters  Less
  • Primary photo for Van Dyke and CompanyVan Dyke and Company (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for JoysJoys (TV Special) Himself  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Travels with FlipTravels with Flip (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for HBO World Championship BoxingHBO World Championship Boxing (TV Series) Himself - Ringside Guest ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Sammy and CompanySammy and Company (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope on CampusBob Hope on Campus (TV Special) Self  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Flip Wilson SpecialThe Flip Wilson Special (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The 1975 Annual Entertainment Hall of Fame AwardsThe 1975 Annual Entertainment Hall of Fame Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for CherCher (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Bob HopeThe Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Bob Hope (TV Special) Himself  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Flip Wilson... Of CourseFlip Wilson... Of Course (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1974 $500
  • Primary photo for The Midnight SpecialThe Midnight Special (TV Series) Himself - Cameo ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for FlipFlip (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 95 episodes, 1970–1974 )  Less 1970–1974
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  • Primary photo for Milton Berle's Mad Mad Mad World of ComedyMilton Berle's Mad Mad Mad World of Comedy (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Helen Reddy ShowThe Helen Reddy Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Bobby Darin ShowThe Bobby Darin Show (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Comedian ( 2 episodes, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Jack Benny's First Farewell SpecialJack Benny's First Farewell Special (TV Special) Himself  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Cancel My ReservationCancel My Reservation Himself, Flip Wilson (uncredited)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood SquaresThe Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 6 episodes, 1968–1972 )  Less 1968–1972
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  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Andy Williams ShowThe Andy Williams Show (TV Series) Himself - Comedian / Himself ( 2 episodes, 1969–1971 )  Less 1969–1971
  • Primary photo for The Don Knotts ShowThe Don Knotts Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Comedian ( 10 episodes, 1966–1970 )  Less 1966–1970
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  • Primary photo for Bing Crosby - Cooling ItBing Crosby - Cooling It (TV Special) Himself  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Mad, Mad, Mad ComediansThe Mad, Mad, Mad Comedians (TV Movie) Himself (voice)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for DellaDella (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Many Moods of Perry ComoThe Many Moods of Perry Como (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Carol Burnett ShowThe Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 2 episodes, 1968–1970 )  Less 1968–1970
  • Primary photo for Laugh-InLaugh-In (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest Performer ( 12 episodes, 1968–1969 )  Less 1968–1969
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  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself - Cameo ( 2 episodes, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Bob Hope ShowThe Bob Hope Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for PersonalityPersonality (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1968–1969 )  Less 1968–1969
  • Primary photo for That's LifeThat's Life (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Operation: EntertainmentOperation: Entertainment (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 2 episodes, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Kraft Music HallThe Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Match GameThe Match Game (TV Series) Himself - Team Captain ( 5 episodes, 1968 )  Less 1968
    • Episode #7.10 (Sep 13, 1968) Himself - Team Captain  Less
    • Episode #7.9 (Sep 12, 1968) Himself - Team Captain  Less
    • Episode #7.8 (Sep 11, 1968) Himself - Team Captain  Less
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  • Primary photo for Snap JudgmentSnap Judgment (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host / Himself ( 5 episodes, 1967–1968 )  Less 1967–1968
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  • Primary photo for The Pat Boone ShowThe Pat Boone Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin Summer Show Starring Your Host Vic DamoneThe Dean Martin Summer Show Starring Your Host Vic Damone (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Dream Girl of '67Dream Girl of '67 (TV Series) Himself - Bachelor Judge ( 5 episodes, 1967 )  Less 1967
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  • Primary photo for The Kraft Summer Music HallThe Kraft Summer Music Hall (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
Archive Footage (16 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for O.J.: Made in AmericaO.J.: Made in America Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The SixtiesThe Sixties (TV Mini-series) Himself - episode of Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
    • When Television Came of Age (May 29, 2014) Himself - episode of Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Unsung HollywoodUnsung Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
    • Flip Wilson (Mar 26, 2014) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of TelevisionPioneers of Television (TV Mini-series) Himself / Geraldine Jones ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • Variety (Jan 16, 2008) Himself / Geraldine Jones (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for BET Comedy AwardsBET Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself (In Memory Of) (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (TV Mini-series) Himself #42  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for Inside TV Land: African Americans in TelevisionInside TV Land: African Americans in Television (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for 50 Years of Funny Females50 Years of Funny Females (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Ed Sullivan All-Star Comedy SpecialEd Sullivan All-Star Comedy Special (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Laugh-In Past Christmas PresentLaugh-In Past Christmas Present (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in AmericaMo' Funny: Black Comedy in America (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Very Best of the Ed Sullivan ShowThe Very Best of the Ed Sullivan Show (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Texaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on TelevisionTexaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1971–1972 ) , Self ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1971–1972
    • Episode #3.71 (Feb 14, 1972) Self (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #3.68 (Feb 9, 1972) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #2.143 (May 26, 1971) Himself (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Singer ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
    • Episode #23.23 (Mar 8, 1970) Himself - Singer (archive footage)  Less

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