|Birth name||Franklin Taylor Mason|
|Born||February 22, 1956|
|Genres||Ventriloquist, comedian, and musician|
|Notable works and roles||Bananas, Thou Shalt Laugh|
Franklin Taylor Mason (born February 22, 1956) is a comedian, ventriloquist and musician.
Mason started out as a stand-up comedian while attending the University of Illinois. He mixed his act by adding music to it. In 1990, Mason auditioned for Star Search and ended up winning the competition.
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