Who is Soupy Sales

When it comes to the world of comedy, Soupy Sales is certainly one of the most popular and remarkable artists in the industry. Soupy Sales was popular host of an afternoon kiddie show that was also very well known in the mid 1960s. Unlike other kids-show host, Soupy Sales has unique way of presenting himself. He was soft spoken and wasn’t grandfatherly. He was often described as a great combination of hip and silly. He always demonstrated wit and fun at the same time. Hi mixed self-conscious irony with slapstick. He talked to puppets, he always got pie thrown in his face. He also played jazz on his show and he always snapped his fingers just like a performer in a nightclub. Soupy Sales quotes are very popular in the 1960s.


His co-artists considered him genius and he couldn’t be compared to any other comedians in that time. He also made some good movies such as Birds do it in 1966, A little bit of lipstick in 2000, angels with angels in 2005, behind the seams in 200, Saturday supersede in 1983, critic’s choice in 1963, the innocent and the damned in 2005 and so many more.

Talking about his personal life, Soupy Sales was born on the 8th of January 1926 in Franklinton, North Carolina. His parents were Irving and Sadie Supman. Soupy Sales had 2 brothers namely Jack Supman and Leonard Supman. He studied at Marshall College. Truly, Soupy Sales is an epitome of comedy. With a lot of children and adults that he made smile, it is no doubt that Soupy Sales was one of the best comedians of his generation. While it is unfortunate that he is no longer in this world, his jokes, memories and funny moments that he shared will remain in our hearts forever. 


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