Vincennes, Indiana USA
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Rancho Mirage, California
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The Red Skelton Show
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Richard Bernard “Red” Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American comedian who was best known as a top radio and television star from 1937 to 1971. Skelton`s show business career began in his teens as a circus clown and went on to vaudeville, Broadway, films, radio, TV, night clubs and casinos, while pursuing another career as a painter.
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Richard Bernard Skelton
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Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American entertainer. He was best known for his national radio and television acts between 1937 and 1971, and as host of the television program The Red Skelton Show. Skelton, who has stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in radio and television, also appeared in vaudeville, films, nightclubs, and casinos, all while he pursued an entirely separate career as an artist.
Valentina Marie Skelton (daughter), Richard Freeman Skelton (son)
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1937–1981, 1923–93, 1923–1993
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passed away on 17th Sep 1997 aged 84. |||
Red Skelton passed away on 17th Sep 1997 aged 84.
Red Skelton was previously married to Georgia Davis and Edna Skelton (1931 - 1943).
He was also in relationships with Yvonne De Carlo and Lupe Velez.
Red Skelton had 2 children, Valentina (69) and Richard (68).
Red Skelton is a 84 year old American Actor. Born Richard Bernard Skelton on 18th July, 1913 in Vincennes, Indiana USA, he is famous for The Red Skelton Show in a career that spans 1937–1981. His zodiac sign is Cancer.
Red Skelton was in 9 on-screen matchups, notably with Eleanor Powell in I Dood It (1943), Ann Rutherford in Whistling in the Dark (1941), Arlene Dahl in A Southern Yankee (1948), Betty Garrett in Neptune's Daughter (1949) and Esther Williams in Bathing Beauty (1944).
Red Skelton is a member of the following lists:
Las Vegas entertainers,
American male composers and
Male actors from Indiana.
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