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Andy Kaufman

Comedian

Born on January 17, 1949.
Died at the age of 35 on May 16, 1984.
Cause of Death: Large-cell carcinoma of the lung.

Andy Kaufman
He has been dead for 40 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 75 years old.

People who died in 1984.
Famous people who died from cancer.

Which generation did Andy Kaufman belong to?

Andy Kaufman was a part of the Baby Boomer demographic cohort.

Which star sign was Andy Kaufman?

He had the star sign Capricorn.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 5.

How tall was he?

Andy Kaufman was around 6 ft 1 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 185 cm.

This means that he was noticeably taller than the average American male.

See also: Celebrities who are 6 ft 1 inches.

How old would Andy Kaufman be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 75 years old.

That means that he'd be roughly the same age as the following people:

Edmund Kemper

Edmund Kemper

Serial killer
Born on December 18, 1948
Star Sign: Sagittarius

George Foreman

George Foreman

Boxer
Born on January 10, 1949
Star Sign: Capricorn

Mick Taylor

Mick Taylor

Musician
Born on January 17, 1949
Star Sign: Capricorn

How many years ago did he die?

He died 40 years, 1 month, and 2 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Monday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Wednesday.

How long ago did Andy Kaufman die?

He died in May 1984, which was over 40 years ago. Four decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school, finished college, started a career, and has their own children by now.
  • Since Andy Kaufman's death in 1984, roughly ten FIFA World Cups and eleven US presidential elections have taken place.
  • Since his death, the United States has had six new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had eight new prime ministers.
  • When Andy Kaufman died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1984, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Bon Jovi, Whitney Houston, Oprah Winfrey, Johnny Depp, and Guns N' Roses.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film Back to the Future.

Other people who died around May 16, 1984

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Andy Kaufman.

Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye

RnB Singer Deceased
Died on Apr 1, 1984, at the age of 44.
Star Sign: Aries

Ed Gein

Ed Gein

Murderer Deceased
Died on Jul 26, 1984, at the age of 77.
Star Sign: Virgo

Truman Capote

Truman Capote

Author Deceased
Died on Aug 25, 1984, at the age of 59.
Star Sign: Libra

People who are the same height as Andy Kaufman

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Clark Gable

Clark Gable

Actor Deceased
Born on February 1, 1901
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods

Golfer
Born on December 30, 1975
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Michael McCary

Michael McCary

Boyz II Men
Born on December 16, 1971
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Mark Hoppus

Mark Hoppus

Blink-182
Born on March 15, 1972
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Ernie Kovacs

Ernie Kovacs

Comedian Deceased
Born on January 23, 1919
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof

Singer
Born on October 5, 1951
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Wayne Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky

Hockey player
Born on January 26, 1961
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Ronnie O'Sullivan

Ronnie O'Sullivan

English snooker player
Born on December 5, 1975
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Guy Ritchie

Guy Ritchie

English filmmaker
Born on September 10, 1968
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

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