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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Kaufman

Andrew G. Kaufman (January 17, 1949 – May 16, 1984) was an American entertainer, actor, ... Andy Kaufman, along with his younger brother and sister, grew up in a ..... Kaufman had often spoken of faking his own death as a grand hoax, with ... of an actress who claimed to be Kaufman's daughter and that the comedian ...

www.snopes.com/inboxer/hoaxes/kaufman.asp

Is comedian Andy Kaufman alive, many years after faking his death? ... Fearing the possibility of this scenario and the potential for another hoax, ... But the end did come — on 16 May 1984, a 35-year-old Andy Kaufman died of lung ... Tatarsky was recruited by Michael Kaufman to play the role of Andy Kaufman's daughter.

www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/andy-kaufmans-brother-says-comedian-655760

Nov 13, 2013 ... He claims the "Taxi" star, who officially died of cancer in 1984, faked his own ... the daughter of Andy Kaufman have helped to revive long-standing rumors ... hoaxes, followed instructions in the essay to meet his brother at a specific ... Michael did so, he said, whereupon a man he did not know walked up to ...

www.contactmusic.com/jim-carrey/news/andy-kaufman-daughter-death-hoax-actress-brother_3953983

Nov 15, 2013 ... The woman who appeared on stage and claimed to be the daughter of late comedian Andy Kaufman was part of a hoax, according to reports ...

www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/andy-kaufmans-brother-says-he-656238

Nov 14, 2013 ... Michael Kaufman says he never hired an actress to play his long-lost niece. ... EXCLUSIVE: Andy Kaufman's Brother on Death Hoax Claims: 'I Think I've ... "I don't believe that [the woman claiming to be his daughter] is acting ...

ew.com/article/2013/11/14/andy-kaufman-brother-hoax

Nov 14, 2013 ... Sorry, comedy fans, it looks like Andy Kaufman is still dead. ... letter from his brother and a young woman claiming to be Andy's daughter. ... New York-based actress Alexandra Tartasky and that this was all just one elaborate scheme. ... met Michael last year and that he had hired her to be a part of the hoax, ...

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2507817/Andy-Kaufmans-girlfriend-says-watched-comedian-die-Hollywood-hospital-1984.html

Nov 15, 2013 ... On Monday Kaufman's brother told a New York comedy club crowd that the ... abuzz, but it has now been revealed as a hoax and the woman a hired actress. .... 'Andy Kaufman's daughter came onstage and claimed he was alive. ... Tough truth: The Taxi actor died after a battle with lung cancer in 1984 at ...

www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/comedy/news/andy-kaufman-alive-claims-comics-brother-8940030.html

Nov 14, 2013 ... Andy Kaufman officially died in 1984 but his brother insists he's alive ... Renowned for playing Latka Gravas in the 1970s sitcom Taxi, Kaufman officially died ... who claimed to be the eccentric actor's 24-year-old daughter to the stage. ... suggesting that while it “might all be a hoax”, the news was “chilling, ...

www.indiewire.com/2013/11/watch-woman-claiming-to-be-andy-kaufmans-daughter-says-hes-still-alive-talks-with-comedians-brother-91643

Nov 14, 2013 ... Watch: Woman Claiming To Be Andy Kaufman's Daughter Says He's Still ... and was hired to play the role of Andy Kaufman's daughter by his brother Michael ... 1984 at the age of 35, almost immediately rumors floated that it was a hoax. He had apparently long talked about faking his death so he could step ...