Andy Kaufman

1949 - 1984

Andy Kaufman  American Actor


Andrew Geoffrey "Andy" Kaufman (January 17, 1949 – May 16, 1984) was an American entertainer, actor, and performance artist. While often referred to as a comedian, Kaufman did not consider himself to be one. He disdained telling jokes and e...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship1 yr, 4 mths
Average Relationship Length8 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Andrew
Middle Name Geoffrey
Last Name Kaufman
Full Name at Birth Andrew Geoffrey Kaufman
Age 35 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th January, 1949
Birthplace New York, New York, USA
Died 16th May, 1984
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Grahm Junior College
Occupation Text Actor, Comic
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Taxi
Year(s) Active 1974–1984, 1971–1984
Father Stanley Kaufman
Mother Janice Bernstein
Brother Michael Kaufman
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ohgodbook2Apr 2, 2013

he was a cutie. shame he died so young

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