The International Clown Hall of Fame and Research Center and it's Board of Directors are proud to announce their selection for the 2011 Induction into the Clown Hall of fame- Mr. Billy Vaughn.
Billy's professional career has taken him from the center ring of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus to all the major circus productions in the United States and abroad. He has worked alongside many of the great circus clowns of our times including fellow ICHOF Inductees, Mark Anthony, Earl Chaney, Ernie Burch, Jim Howle and Joe Vanni Sherman as well as legendary clowns Abe Goldstein, John Toy, Smiley Daly, Johnny Peers, Jack Cook, Swede Johnson, Prince Paul, Dougie Ashton and Mike Snider among many, many others.
Billy truly reflects in all that he has accomplished in his career what it takes to be a great clown as well as living the great words of Al Ringling "The noblest art is that of making others happy". The ICHOF, its Board of Directors and clowns throughout the world salute Billy Vaughn and welcome his entrance into the pantheon of legendary clowns of the International Clown Hall of Fame and Research Center.