WorldCat Identities

Kaufman, Andy 1949-1984

Overview
Works: 89 works in 194 publications in 3 languages and 6,540 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television comedies  Comedy films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Situation comedies (Television programs)  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Andy Kaufman
Taxi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louie De Palma is a cantankerous taxi dispatcher for a New York City taxi company. He tries to maintain order over the varied collection of strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his "cage," they form a special bond among themselves, becoming friends and supporting each other through the inevitable trials and tribulations of life
Taxi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He is still trying to maintain order over his off-the-wall collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his "cage," they continue to form a special bond among themselves, becoming friends and supporting each other through the inevitable trials and tribulations of life
Taxi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sitcom followed the life of a group of cabbies in New York. The group, employees of the Sunshine Cab Company, was made up a motley crew including Bobby, a frustrated actor, Tony, a struggling boxer, Louie, the tyranical dispatcher, and Reverend Jim
Taxi( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television comedy involving the antics and interactions of the employees of the Sunshine Cab Company
Taxi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim might not be firing on all cylinders, but his amazing psychic abilities are; Elaine blows a gasket when she catches Louie spying on her in the garage bathroon; Tony, meanwhile, appears back on the fast track to boxing fame; Bobby hits town with some big career news; Alex has outrageous run-ins with both his estranged father and his ex-wife; and Latka may actually marry Simka if his suave alter-ego Vic Ferrari doesn't accidentally get in the way
Holiday treats T.V. sets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features holiday episodes from I Love Lucy; The Honeymooners; The Andy Griffith Show; The Brady Bunch; Taxi; Family Ties; Frasier; and Wings
Andy and his grandmother by Andy Kaufman( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the motion picture Man on the moon by R.E.M. (Musical group)( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy Kaufman, an American comedian who died in 1984, was the inspiration behind one of REM's best-known songs. The biopic, starring Jim Carrey as Kaufman, borrows its title from REM's song and also finds the band providing their first film soundtrack. Besides the original "Man On The Moon", the soundtrack album features an orchestral version of the song and five instrumental backdrops specially composed by REM, plus 'The great beyond' an R.E.M. track unavailable elsewhere
Taxi( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 6 episodes of the complete first season of Taxi
Taxi( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 6 episodes from the complete second season of Taxi
Heartbeeps( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two robots fall in love and run away from the factory to seek fulfillment
Burt Sugarman's Midnight special( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here for the first time on video is the episode of Wolfman Jack's legendary rock and roll show The midnight special where Andy Kaufman performs his best known routines, including Andy as Elvis, Andy as Latka Gravas, Andy as Tony Clifton, his abusive alter-ego, and much more. Includes an interview with Andy himself and live appearances by Andy's hand picked musical guests
Midnight special by Andy Kaufman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy Kaufman in some of his most groundbreaking and well-known routines: as Elvis ; as Latka Gravas ; as a ventriloquist ; bussing tables at Jerry's famous deli in L.A. ; singing "It's a small world" with African percussionists ; wrestling women ; and as his alter-ego, Tony Clifton
The Andy Kaufman show by Andy Kaufman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This whole show may be a joke, spoof, or serious attempt at creating a late-night talk show. But who knows? That's what makes it fun. That's what makes it Andy Kaufman
The best of Fridays( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These sixteen episodes showcase the edgy and subversive sketch comedy. The cast presented their twisted view of the early 80s to adventurous viewers on a weekly basis. It left audiences laughing long into the wee hours of the night. With top-notch musical guests as well as the show's infamous guest appearances, Fridays proved that late night comedy wasn't just for Saturday night
Burt Sugarman's The Midnight Special legendary performances( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring an incredible array of the greatest musicians of the 1970's. Also featured are comedy performances by Richard Pryor and Gallagher
Taxi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cantankerous taxi dispatcher and his varied collection of strange drivers form a special bond among themselves as they work for a New York City taxi company
My breakfast with Blassie( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comic genius Andy Kaufman hops a Hollywood bus to visit and eat breakfast with his old friend Freddie Blassie, self-proclaimed King of Men and professional wrestler. Kaufman had been body-slammed on the David Letterman show by Southern heavyweight champion Jerry Lawler. Andy and his guest discuss wrestling, stardom, hygiene, and whether to eat bacon or sausage
Andy Kaufman plays Carnegie Hall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes 15 min. program: Twenty years later, interviews with Budd Friedman, George Shapiro, Bob Zmuda, produced by Chuck Braverman
The Andy Kaufman special( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He started you laughing mwith his legendary appearances on Saturday Night Live. He kept you howling as wide-eyed naif Latka Gravas on Taxi. But you haven't seen the absolute best of brilliant, off-beat comic Andy Kaufman until you've seen The Andy Kaufman Special, his wonderfully weird and fall-down funny comedy concert. You want music? You've got Andy groovin' through "It's a small world" and "The cow goes 'moo'." You want guest stars? You've got Cindy WIlliams (Laverne and Shirley) and Howdy Doody - plus Ed Sullivan, Elvis Presley, and Latka Gravas (all of whom bear a striking resemblance to Andy). You want funny? You've got The Andy Kaufman Special!
 
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Heartbeeps
Alternative Names
andis. kafmen

Andrew Geoffrey Kaufman

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Andy Kaufman US-amerikanischer Entertainer und Schauspieler

Kaufman, Andrew Geoffrey

Kaufman, Andrew Geoffrey 1949-1984

Άντι Κάουφμαν

Енді Кауфман

Кауфман, Энди

Энди Кауфман американский шоумен, актёр и артист ревю

אנדי קאופמן

اندی کافمن بازیگر آمریکایی

アンディ・カウフマン

Languages
English (133)

German (3)

Spanish (1)

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Burt Sugarman's Midnight specialThe Andy Kaufman showAndy Kaufman plays Carnegie HallThe Andy Kaufman specialLost in the funhouse : the life and mind of Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman revealed! : best friend tells allWas this man a genius? : talks with Andy Kaufman