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Why is the biography of comedian Andy Kaufman titled “Man on the Moon”?

From seeing the title Man on the Moon, I thought the movie was going to be related to the Earth's Moon like Apollo 13. But the movie is a biography / comedy-drama. Why does the movie have this title?...
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Why did Michael Richards refuse to portray himself?

In the 1999 film "Man on the Moon" starring Jim Carrey as the infamous comic Andy Kaufman, the movie takes great pains to recreate specific points in Kaufman's life. In a somewhat unorthodox fashion, ...