TV personality known for playing Bozo the Clown dead at 89

TV personality known for playing Bozo the Clown dead at 89

A longtime Boston tv persona and entertainer identified for enjoying Bozo the Clown has died at age 89.

WCVB-TV experiences Frank Avruch died Tuesday at his Boston residence from coronary heart illness.

Avruch performed Bozo the Clown from 1959 to 1970, a clown character significantly common within the U.S. within the 1960s due to widespread franchising in tv.

Supervisor Stuart Hersh tells The Related Press that Avruch “touched so many individuals together with his portrayal.”

Avruch additionally was a contributor to WCVB-TV for greater than 40 years as a bunch of “Man About City” and “The Nice Leisure.”

He was an energetic philanthropist and a board member of UNICEF’S New England chapter.

Avruch is survived by his spouse Betty, two sons Matthew and Steven and several other grandchildren.