Coco the Clown

Famous Clown Coco the Clown Full Name: Coco the Clown [Nicolai Poliakoff]
Nationality: Russian

Profession: Famous Clown
Why Famous: Most famous clown in the UK during the middle decades of the 20th century. Technically, he is not a clown but an auguste, the foolish character who is always on the receiving end of buckets of water and custard pies. The auguste often works with the cleverer white-faced clown, who always gets the better of him.

Born: October 2, 1900
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dvinsk, Russian Empire

Died: September 25, 1974 (aged 73)

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