François Clemmons

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François Clemmons
François Clemmons in 1967 Hi-O-Hi.jpg
François Clemmons in 2009
Born (1945-04-23) April 23, 1945 (age 78)
Alma materOberlin College
Carnegie Mellon University
Years active1968–2013
Known forMister Rogers' Neighborhood

François Scarborough Clemmons (born April 23, 1945)[1] is an African-American singer, actor, playwright, and university lecturer, best known for his appearances on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood throughout the 1970s as Officer Clemmons.[2]

Clemmons is openly gay.[3]

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  1. "The Week in Birmingham History". AL. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
  2. "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood". NPR. Retrieved March 3, 2016.
  3. Long, Michael (March 13, 2015). Peaceful Neighbor: Discovering the Countercultural Mister Rogers. Westminster John Knox Press. pp. 144–150. ISBN 978-1-61164-569-9. Retrieved July 30, 2016.

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