Bob Keeshan

 

 

Age: 76

 

Summary: host of the long-running children's show Captain Kangaroo, which ran from 1955 to 1993 on CBS and PBS, whose show featured the beloved character at his Treasure House chatting with his friends Mr. Green Jeans and puppets Bunny Rabbit and Mr. Moose for which he received six Emmy Awards, and who got his start on television by playing Clarabelle, the voiceless, horn-honking clown on the Howdy Doody Show from 1948 to 1953.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: June 27, 1927

 

Died: January 23, 2004

 

Location: Quechee, Vermont