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Andy Kaufman - Quotes

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Pure entertainment is not an egotistical lady singing boring songs onstage for two hours and people in tuxes clapping whether they like it or not. It's the real performers on the street who can hold people's attention and keep them from walking away.

Pure entertainment is not an egotistical lady singing boring songs onstage for two hours and people in tuxes clapping whether they like it or not. It's the real performers on the street who can hold people's attention and keep them from walking away.

I just want real reactions. I want people to laugh from the gut, be sad from the gut - or get angry from the gut.

I just want real reactions. I want people to laugh from the gut, be sad from the gut - or get angry from the gut.

What's real? What's not? That's what I do in my act, test how other people deal with reality. ---->>>

I never told a joke in my life. ---->>>

My mother sent me to psychiatrists since the age of four because she didn't think little boys should be sad. When my brother was born, I stared out the window for days. Can you imagine that?

My mother sent me to psychiatrists since the age of four because she didn't think little boys should be sad. When my brother was born, I stared out the window for days. Can you imagine that?

There's no way to describe what I do. It's just me. ---->>>

There's no drama like wrestling.

There's no drama like wrestling.

When I perform, it's very personal. I'm sharing things I like, inviting the audience into my room. ---->>>

If I play my cards right, I could bring network wrestling back to TV. Unfortunately, to most people, wrestling is a laughingstock. But fortunately, I'm reaching people who otherwise wouldn't watch it. ---->>>

While all the other kids were out playing ball and stuff, I used to stay in my room and imagine that there was a camera in the wall. And I used to really believe that I was putting on a television show and that it was going out to somewhere in the world. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 01-17, 1949
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Die: 05-16, 1984
Occupation: Comedian
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Andrew G. Kaufman (January 17, 1949 – May 16, 1984) was an American entertainer, actor, writer, performance artist and professional wrestler. While often referred to as a comedian, Kaufman described himself instead as a "song and dance man." He disdained telling jokes and engaging in comedy as it was traditionally understood, once saying in a rare introspective interview, "I am not a comic, I have never told a joke (wikipedia)