RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Flip Wilson

A collection of news and information related to Flip Wilson published by this site and its partners.

Top Flip Wilson Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Notable passings of 2012

    Notable passings of 2012
    Some stories are harder to write than others. Obituaries are among the hardest, as the represent an obligation to do justice to the folks who have passed and hopefully to bring solace to their loved ones.
  • Graham Norton did not name his dog after Madonna (sort of)

    Graham Norton did not name his dog after Madonna (sort of)
    When I talked to Graham Norton in December, his "scrappy mixed terrier thing" kept interrupting by attacking her loudest toy. Her name, he said, is Madge, which led me to ask if she's named after Madonna. "Well yes, but I didn't do it! I don't want to...

    Inez Alice Chappell, manicurist

    Inez Alice Chappell, manicurist
    Inez Alice Chappell, a former Pennsylvania Avenue manicurist and thoroughbred racing fan, died Nov. 2 of heart failure at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital Center. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 86. The daughter of an a-rab and a homemaker,...

    Al Gordon dies at 89; Emmy-winning comedy writer for Jack Benny

    Al Gordon dies at 89; Emmy-winning comedy writer for Jack Benny
    Al Gordon, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer who spent much of his more than 40-year career writing for Jack Benny's penny-pinching, vain and perennially 39-year-old persona, has died. He was 89. Gordon died Wednesday of age-related causes at Cedars-...

    Bob Henry dies at 92; TV producer and director

    Bob Henry dies at 92; TV producer and director
    Bob Henry, an Emmy Award-winning television variety-show producer and director who produced Nat King Cole's groundbreaking musical variety program in the 1950s and helped make Flip Wilson a household name as the producer of his hit comedy-variety show...