Since the last ones were easy, here is a really easy one.
Do you know this kid?
He is dead. He was famous. He was deeper than he let on or most knew.
Update: I guess this one is harder than I thought. He was born in 1932 and died in 1996. He used an alias. He appeared on television frequently. You know who it is!
Update II: Finally we get the correct answer. Tiny Tim!