Flip Wilson
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"Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program/Outstanding Writing Achievement in Variety or Music"1971 The Flip Wilson Show"Outstanding Variety Series - Musical"1971 The Flip Wilson Show

/ goldenglobeawards = "Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy/Best TV Actor - Musical/Comedy"1971 The Flip Wilson Show

/ grammyawards = "Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album/Best Comedy Album"1970 The Devil Made Me Buy This Dress



"Flip Wilson" was an American comedy/comedian and actor. In the early 1970s, Wilson hosted his own weekly variety series, The Flip Wilson Show. The series earned Wilson a Golden Globe Award/Golden Globe and two Emmy Awards.

In January 1972, Time (magazine)/Time magazine featured Wilson's image on their cover and named him "TV's first black superstar".

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