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Andy Kaufman's Last GF

He's Dead Dead Dead Dead

... I Watched Him Die

11/15/2013 1:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Andy Kaufman
is dead as a doornail and he's NOT coming back, so says his last girlfriend -- who tells TMZ, she watched him die ... and the self-proclaimed "daughter" who revealed herself this week is a big fat phony.

56-year-old Lynne Margulies tells us, she was present inside the West Hollywood hospital room when Kaufman passed away in 1984 from a rare form of lung cancer. She was there, and she insists she saw him die with her own eyes.

She says, "I was in the hospital room. I was there. They would have had to switch bodies."

Lynne is convinced the 24-year-old woman who claimed she was Kaufman's daughter this week at the Gotham Comedy Club is just "pulling an Andy" and trying to perpetuate the myth that the comic's still alive.

111313_andy_koffman_daughter_launchLynne believes Andy's brother Michael -- who was hosting the 9th Annual Andy Kaufman Awards when the mystery woman stepped forward -- is in on it too.

Lynne says she knows Andy's REAL daughter Maria, who's in her 40s, and insists Andy has no other children.

If that's not enough, we've also obtained Andy's official L.A. County death record, which lists his date of death as May 16, 1984.

So now we'll ask again ...

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16.

oink    

Elvis is alive and working at McDonalds

279 days ago
17.

Cazz8203    

they've already said in plenty of web articles the girl in the videos name is Alexandra Tatarsky. Look her up on facebook. Its her. Andys brother claims he was not in on it and she had him fooled for a lil bit, but he remained skeptical. Who knows, seems like a cruel prank to play on family like that.

279 days ago
18.

Scout    

If the "daughter" is 24 years old, she would have been born in 1989.

He died in 1984.

If the age/date is correct, explain how she's his daughter.

279 days ago
19.

sistaelle    

#FREEARTBELL

279 days ago
20.

KicksandGiggles    

This so called "daughter" is a low skank. I vote ignore her so she can crawl back under the rock she came from. I guess her own talent not enough to make a name for herself. Just pathetic and not funny to Kaufman's real loved ones.

279 days ago
21.

Bolivar    

Smoking Gun found out that she's a NY actress named Alexandra Tatarsky, whose real father is a physician. Catch up, TMZ.

279 days ago
22.

lauri    

Andy would have loved it!

279 days ago
23.

Lars Eighner    

Some UK media is floating the "real" name of an actress who was allegedly employ to portray the new daughter. That should be easy for you guys to verify or debunk.

279 days ago
24.

J5236    

Andy was clearly in the Alec Baldwin video

279 days ago
25.

Sparky    

But I saw Elvis and Andy having a meal at In & Out in L.a. last week. They are all lying!

278 days ago
26.

JimmyB    

Whaaaa? Andy Kaufman's DEAD???! OMG.

278 days ago
27.

Rafael Irizarry    

DNA will confirm is this young girl is Andy Kaufman's daughter. Very simple. If she is not, I think they should charge her with something.

278 days ago
28.

exoticdoc2    

Good grief this nonsense is worse than Elvis.

278 days ago
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JimmyRustle44    

The girl's name is Alexandra Tatarsky her father is Dr. Andrew Tatarsky. Search fb & you'll see.

it's a scam...sadly Andy is still dead.

278 days ago
30.

Patricia    

I absolutely loathe this sort of "is he still alive?" BS. Same with Jim Morrison. And media outlets will breathlessly report on the "mystery" surrounding such deaths when, in fact, there is no mystery beyond that invented by greedy, thoughtless people hoping to get money or attention (or both) for themselves, without a thought to the friends and family who loved these deceased celebrities who suffer when these idiotic rumors start circulating. People die, even famous people. Deal with it.

278 days ago
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