Beejoli Shah · 11/14/13 08:00PM

Another dispatch from the Andy Kaufman hoax patrol: his brother Michael told CNN's Jake Tapper that he was also the victim of Alexandra Tatarsky's ruse, and that because the girl knew "intimate details" about the brothers' rituals, he had been fooled.

The Girl Claiming to Be Andy Kaufman's Daughter Is a New York Actress

Beejoli Shah · 11/14/13 11:56AM

Even from beyond the grave, Andy Kaufman can pull off hoaxes: The young woman who earlier this week claimed to be famed (and deceased) comedian Andy Kaufman's 24-year-old daughter is a 23-year old New York-based actress named Alexandra Tatarsky—whose father is a doctor, not a comic visionary.

Is Andy Kaufman Still Alive?

Beejoli Shah · 11/13/13 01:27PM

Rumors of a faked death have been just as much a part of Andy Kaufman's legacy as watching him turn from Foreign Man to Elvis, but if what played out at this week's Andy Kaufman Awards in New York City are actually true, the comedic genius may have pulled off his biggest hoax of all: not just faking his own death, but secretly spending the last 29 years raising a family.