is from a faraway communist country somewhere in Europe. It
sounds like Latka always is speaking in tongues. Vic Ferrari
is Latka's alter ego. Vic is a smooth-talking-man-about-town
who speaks perfect English without a hint of an accent. Latka
is now married with Simka.
- Born in New York City on
January 17, 1949.
- 2 Golden
Globe nominations for Taxi.
- Performed as a stand-up
comedian and wresteled with women through his career.
- Succumbed to a rare form of
lung cancer. He had been sick less than one year and died
at the age of 35.
wrote a song about him in 1992 called Man on the Moon
which is on their album Automatic for the People.
- Jim Carrey starres as Andy
Kaufman in the movie Man on the
Moon, directed by Milos Forman.