PINTO COLVIG

popeyeThe late Pinto Colvig (1892-1967) has never been honored for being the first person to portray “Bozo the Clown.” As of May 28, 2004, that will no longer be true, as Colvig will be inducted into the International Clown Hall of Fame in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.Colvig is, of course, best known as the original voice of Disney’s Goofy, as well as Grumpy, Sleepy, Warner’s Conrad Cat and Fleischer’s Gabby. Pinto Colvig’s induction ceremony will take place on Friday night, May 28 at Tripoli Shrine Temple, 3000 West Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee.