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Vance Colvig Jr. (1918–1991)

Vance Colvig Jr. was born on March 9, 1918 in San Francisco, California, USA as Vance DeBar Colvig Jr. He is known for his work on UHF (1989), Ghost Warrior (1984) and Night Court (1984). He was married to Virginia G. Arslanian, Helen E. Ross and Helen Strahlmann. He died on March 3, 1991 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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 1992 Boris and Natasha (TV Movie)
One-Eyed Man (as Vance Colvig)
 1991 The New Adam-12 (TV Series)
- Eye of the Beholder (1991) ... Wino
 1990 Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (TV Movie)
Dungeon Warden
 1990 Night Court (TV Series)
- Razing Bull (1990) ... Bum (as Vance Colvig)
 1989 UHF
 1989 Hard Time on Planet Earth (TV Series)
Fan #2
- The Hot Dog Man (1989) ... Fan #2 (as Vance Colvig)
 1989 All's Fair
Old Man (as Vance Colvig)
 1988 Big Top Pee-wee
Clownie (as Vance Colvig)
 1988 Track 29
Mr. Ennis (as Vance Colvig)
 1988 Arizona Heat
Mr. Gordon
 1988 Mortuary Academy
Uncle Willard (as Vance Colvig)
 1988 Crime Story (TV Series)
Billy Jones
- Roadrunner (1988) ... Billy Jones (as Vance Colvig)
 1986-1987 Yogi's Treasure Hunt (TV Series)
- Snow White and the Seven Treasure Hunters (1987) ... Chopper (voice, as Vance Colvig)
- The Moaning Liza (1987) ... Chopper (voice, as Vance Colvig)
- To Bee or Not to Bee (1986) ... Chopper (voice, as Vance Colvig)
 1987 Pass the Ammo
 1987 Boys Will Be Boys (TV Series)
- Oedipus Russell (1987) ... (as Vance Zolzig)
 1987 Dudes
 1987 Maid to Order
Man with Newspapers (as Vance Colvig)
 1987 Barfly
Alcoholic Man (as Vance Colvig)
 1986 Odd Jobs
 1986 My Chauffeur
Doolittle (as Vance Colvig)
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Vaudevillian #1
- Fine Tuning (1985) ... Vaudevillian #1 (as Vance Colvig)
 1985 The Boys Next Door
Old Man
 1985 Three's a Crowd (TV Series)
- September Song (1985) ... Wino
 1984 David Lee Roth: Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody (Music Video)
Woman Holding Papers (uncredited)
 1982-1984 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Bum / Mr. Pechar
- Hearing (1984) ... Bum (uncredited)
- Down's Syndrome (1982) ... Mr. Pechar
 1981 American Pop
Hobo #1 (as Vance Colvig)
 1980 For the Love of It (TV Movie)
Old Hippie (as Vance Colvig)
 1977 Fred Flintstone and Friends (TV Series) (1977-1978) (voice)
 1976 In the Region of Ice (Short)
 1966 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Dusty - Pony Express Rider
- One Fast Injun (1966) ... Dusty - Pony Express Rider (as Vance Colvig)
 1961 The Yogi Bear Show (TV Series)
- Bear Foot Soldiers/Royal Rodent/Judo Ex-Expert (1961) ... Chopper (voice, as Vance Colvig)
- Ice Box Raider/One Two Many/Baddie Buddies (1961) ... Chopper (voice, as Vance Colvig)
- Threadbare Bear/Footlight Fright/Full Course Meal (1961) ... Chopper (voice, as Vance Colvig)
- Droop-a-Long Yogi/Rent and Rave/Witch Duckter (1961) ... Chopper (voice, as Vance Colvig)
- Batty Bear/Tail Wag Snag/Dog Pounded (1961) ... Chopper (voice, as Vance Colvig)
 1961 Yakky Doodle (TV Series)
 1959 Quick Draw McGraw (TV Series)
Narrator, Tombstone Jones
- Bad Guy's Disguise/Puss and Booty/High and Flighty (1959) ... Narrator, Tombstone Jones (voice, uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Vance Colvig | Vance Zolzig


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Portrayed "Bozo the Clown" on KTLA-Channel 5 in Los Angeles, California from 1959 to 1964. Although it wasn't the first "Bozo" TV show (at least a couple preceded it under Capitol Records' ownership), it was the first after Larry Harmon's business partnership purchased the licensing rights from creator Alan Livingston and owner Capitol Records. See more »

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