Bill Bozo Britten Death :  Bill Bozo Britten Obituary, Bozo the Clown” on WPIX in the 1960s

By | February 17, 2020

Bill Bozo Britten Death :  Bill Bozo Britten Obituary, Bozo the Clown” on WPIX in the 1960s

Family and friends are mourning the death of  Bill Bozo Britten who recently passed away.

Bill Britten, who played a beloved “Bozo the Clown” on WPIX in the 1960s, has died, according to an obituary.

We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media by 


BRITTEN–Bill, 1928-2020, a gifted performer, TV personality and teacher who is remembered fondly by a generation of New Yorkers as “Johnny Jellybean” and “Bozo the Clown”, passed away on February 4, 2020. Born William Cohen in 1928, Billy was the beloved husband of the late Mary Louise Jones for 48 years and a devoted brother and uncle.

He served in the US Army where he wrote, performed and produced shows for Special Services, then earned a Master’s in Drama from the University of Washington. He performed on a variety of local TV shows and in key roles in the original Broadway production of “Man from La Mancha” and the 1980 film “Fame”. Later in his career, he served as Programming Director for WNYC and taught drama to generations of students at the Performing Arts High School in New York. All of us lucky enough to have crossed paths with him will miss the way Billy always brightened

Image may contain: one or more people

Cause of Death.

We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.


Category: Deaths & Obituaries

About John Okoro



John Okoro, is a Seasoned Journalist, scriptwriter, Movie producer/Director and Showbiz consultant. He is the founder and CEO of the multi Media conglomerate, Celebrities Deaths News, specializing in celebrities deaths news and obituaries He is a 2018 He has a degree in Political Science and Mass Communication.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.