The Many Faces of the Great Bill Gillespie
I am reposting this interview with The Great Bill Gillespie which I posted back in July 2013. I have since had the pleasure of painting his image as “Be-Real-Son” as Watercolor Clown #15 in my series and will post a follow up post to this blog post with the progression of his painting.
Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to a great clown from the Jacksonville Florida area. He has many different faces of which he has provided photos for us to see. So let’s get to know Mr. Bill Gillespie – A.K.A. “Toe-Knee” the Italian Clown, “Dr. OH-NO”, “The Honorable Be-Real-Son”, “Box Car Billy” and “Flowers” the clown.
1. How long have you been a clown?
I have been a clown since 1991
2. Who inspired you to become a clown?
I was inspired by a clown by the name of “Rainbow the Clown”. I was…
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