The Fake Death of Andy Kaufman

Most people think that the comedian Andy Kaufman died of lung cancer on May 16, 1984. But Enrique P. believes that Kaufman faked his death. And he's put up a website where he argues his case. (Thanks to Julie H. for the link).

Celebrities Death

Posted on Wed Jan 28, 2004


Hello there. I may as well blow this horn, as noone else is likely to. Andy Kaufman's death has been questioned since his imminent demise was announced in tabloids before he died. There are even those among people who knew Andy fairly well that still question his death.

Universal Studios used the website, surreptiously to promote their film, Man On the Moon. I picked it up after the domain lapsed and after some guy had squatted on it for several months thereafter.

Enrique's site,, was started somtime after that, and is a diaristic list of ruminations and suppositions.

For more info, go to

Posted by John Whisler  in  Hollywood  on  Tue Feb 17, 2004  at  04:31 PM
We talk about Enrique's site at my message board
please stop by
Posted by Claire Chanel  on  Tue Feb 17, 2004  at  06:23 PM

He came like a comet through the skies,
He left before we could speak our goodbyes,
And in-between we cast forth our eyes,
To the magic and spirit of Andy.

Both to the woeful and the wise,
He was the bond that forever ties,
The bond between self and disguise,
And,for that,we love you Andy.

He caused us to think and realize,
The boundaries existant in truth and lies,
He give us hope for further tries,
To claim for ourselves the ultimate prize:

The admiration life often denies,
All the world over, long after one dies,
So, it is with pride that my voice decries,
"Godspeed unto you, Andy!"

Some folks, they won't accept your demise ---
Too many "hows" and "ifs" and "whys",
They insist that,once again,you'll rise,
But,whether or not, it still applies:

When one succeeds where each odd defies,
And, out of each low,creates new highs,
Regardless of name or shape or size,
Therein lies the essence of Andy.

Thomas Daniel Beechey
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Posted by Thomas Daniel Beechey  in  Meridian,Pennsylvania --- United States Of America  on  Sun Apr 25, 2004  at  08:40 AM
Hello, people??? Duh, he's still alive! He's living in Paris with Jim Morrison!
Posted by catlady  on  Sat Jul 31, 2004  at  04:43 AM
The Book of Illusion
Posted by KING  in  Aruba  on  Wed Jun 28, 2006  at  10:52 AM
let me tell you. kaufman is still alive and he live on the moon
Posted by arnold  on  Tue Oct 09, 2007  at  08:32 AM
Ok, thank you
Posted by mike18  in  russia  on  Mon Oct 15, 2007  at  07:12 AM
andy kaufman press conference coming nov. 9 2008
for details
Posted by Andy Kaufman  on  Sun Oct 26, 2008  at  06:02 PM
Around 9 years ago in 2001, I saw Andy Kaufman at a bar called Pats II Cocktails in Redondo Beach, CA. I was then a 19 year old, working next door at a record store. He was tall, slightly overweight, older... his face, the mole on his cheek was a dead give away. He was alone and he was quiet and did not talk to me. He had a strange aura. He struck me as a shady person, a con-artist. I cannot ever shake the memory. I have told people from time-to-time, but it wasn't until the Jaoquin Phoenix prank lead me to links about Andy Kaufman that I realized there were forums for discussions about Mr. Kaufman.
Posted by tyler miska  in  Pasadena, CA  on  Sun Sep 19, 2010  at  12:30 AM
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