BirthdayJune 10, 1910
BirthplaceAtlanta, USA

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  1. About Professor Backwards

    Full name: Professor Backwards
    Also known as: Professor Backwards, Backwards, Professor
    Professions: American comedian

  2. Professor Backwards Known for

    The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962), The Joey Bishop Show (1967), The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957)

  3. Professor Backwards Death information

    Died: Thursday, 29th of January, 1976 (Age: 65)

  4. Professor Backwards Biography

    James Edmondson, Sr. (June 10, 1910 – January 29, 1976), also known as Professor Backwards, was a vaudevillian/comedian who appeared on TV from the 1950s to the early 1970s, most notably on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Tonight Show, The Merv Griffin Show, The Dean Martin Show and The Mike Douglas Show, where he appeared more times than any other guest. In addition to traditional stand-up comedy, Edmondson's act featured his ability to write in script that was upside down and/or backwards, spell and pronounce words backwards, and read an inverted blackboard correctly.

  5. Professor Backwards Family

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