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About Redd Foxx
Redd Foxx was the stage name of John Elroy Sanford, an American stand-up comedian and actor who was active from 1935 to 1991. He became successful in the 1950s and 1960s through his stand-up comedy performances in nightclubs. He rose to nationwide fame when he starred as Fred G. Sanford in the sitcom, “Sanford and Son" from 1972 to 1977. He also appeared in the short-lived sitcom, “The Redd Foxx Show”.
He was the son of Mary Hughes and Fred Sanford, who abandoned them when he was four. He grew up in South Side, Chicago, alongside an elder brother named Fred Jr. He married four times and did not have any biological children.
He died a few hours after getting a heart attack while on the set of “A Royal Family” on 11 October 1991. He was 68.
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Famous quotes by Redd Foxx
A girl's legs are her best friends... but even the best of friends must part.Redd Foxx
Beauty may be skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone.Redd Foxx
Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.Redd Foxx
The show doesn't drive home a lesson, but it can open up people's minds enough for them to see how stupid every kind of prejudice can be.Redd Foxx
Redd Foxx's Popularity
Redd Foxx was a famous American comedian and actor, who was born on December 9, 1922. As a person born on this date, Redd Foxx is listed in our database as the 29th most popular celebrity for the day (December 9) and the 15th most popular for the year (1922).
People born on December 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Redd Foxx is the 731st most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Redd Foxx's birthday, Redd Foxx is the 5922nd most famous American and ranks 24th in famous people born in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
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