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Jimmy Greene

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Jimmy Greene
BornJames Ray Greene
November 23, 1935
DiedOctober 6, 1989 (age 53)
Shelby, North Carolina

Jimmy Greene (1935-1989) spent his life in show business, appearing throughout the U.S. and Canada as Shiron the Magician and Jiffy the Clown.


From 1969 to 1972, Greene and his wife Judy toured with Philip Morris. He was a road manager for Bill Garden's "Showtime Follies", and also toured with Dave Hanson's "This was Burlesque".

Working as a magical clown, he toured with many circuses, including the Royal Hanneford Circus.

Greene died while appearing at the Shelby County Fair in Shelby, N.C.[1]


  1. Obit, Genii 1989 July