Flip Wilson
Date of Birth
Dec 08, 1933
Birth Place:
Jersey City, NJ


Whether saucily sashaying across the stage in a wig, high heels, and dress proclaiming, "What you see is what you get!" or piously exclaiming, "The Devil made me do it," Flip Wilson was one of America's funniest comics of the late '60s and early '70s. With a top-rated comedy/variety show, he was also one of the first black television superstars. Born Clerow Wilson, he was one of 24 children....