Photos: Most memorable clowns

The famous fast-food clown is back in the spotlight as McDonald's <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/25/tech/social-media/apparently-this-matters-ronald-mcdonald/'>re-introduced Ronald McDonald </a>on Wednesday, April 23. Ronald, who has been the face of the company since 1963, was shown to the public with a fresh wardrobe that included cargo pants, a technical vest, and a red and white striped rugby shirt. But he isn't the only well-known clown in the biz. Take a look at other memorable clowns from throughout the years.

The famous fast-food clown is back in the spotlight as McDonald's re-introduced Ronald McDonald on Wednesday, April 23. Ronald, who has been the face of the company since 1963, was shown to the public with a fresh wardrobe that included cargo pants, a technical vest, and a red and white striped rugby shirt. But he isn't the only well-known clown in the biz. Take a look at other memorable clowns from throughout the years.