Harmon as Bozo in an undated photo. He portrayed the clown in countless appearances and, as licensed the character to others, particularly dozens of TV stations around the country. The stations in turn hired actors to be their local Bozos. "You might say, in a way, I was cloning BTC (Bozo the Clown) before anybody else out there got around to cloning DNA," Harmon told the Associated Press in 1996.
International Clown Hall of Fame / Associated Press