Redd Foxx

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour
1922 - 1991

Redd Foxx  American Actor


Who is is he dating right now?

Redd Foxx passed away on 11th Oct 1991 aged 68.


Redd Foxx was previously married to Ka Ho Cho (1991), Yun Chi Chung (1976 - 1981), Betty Jean Harris (1956 - 1975) and Evelyn Killebrew (1948 - 1951).

He had encounters with Kitten Natividad.


American Actor Redd Foxx passed away on 11th Oct 1991 Los Angeles, California, United States aged 68. Born John Elroy Sanford on 9th December, 1922 in Saint Louis, Missouri, United States and educated at DuSable High School, Chicago, IL (dropped out), Redd Foxx is most remembered for Sanford And Son, The Royal Family in a career that spanned 1935–1991 and 1935–1991 (his death). His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Redd Foxx was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Lynn Hamilton in Sanford and Son (1972) and Dana Barron in Sanford and Son (1972).

Redd Foxx is a member of the following lists: Actors who died during production of a film or television show, American people of Seminole descent and Male actors from St. Louis, Missouri.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 19 years, 6 months 7 years, 8 months 3 months, 2 days
Encounter1 - - -
Total5 19 years, 6 months 5 years, 4 months 3 months, 2 days


First Name Redd
Middle Name Elroy
Last Name Foxx
Full Name at Birth John Elroy Sanford
Alternative Name Redd, Chicago Red, Zorro
Age 68 (age at death) years
Birthday 9th December, 1922
Birthplace Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Died 11th October, 1991
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature Gruff, deep voice
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
High School DuSable High School, Chicago, IL (dropped out)
Occupation Text Actor, Comedian
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Sanford And Son, The Royal Family
Music Genre (Text) Word play, observational comedy, black comedy, blue comedy
Year(s) Active 1935–1991, 1935–1991 (his death)
Brand Endorsement Colt 45 (spokesperson), (1970s) TV commercial: Ball Park Franks
Official Websites,,,

Jon Elroy Sanford (December 9, 1922 – October 11, 1991), known professionally as Redd Foxx, was an American comedian and actor, best remembered for his explicit comedy records and his starring role on the 1970s sitcom Sanford and Son.

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Partner Comparison

Redd Foxx68 SagittariusActor
Ka Ho Cho-Relative
Yun Chi Chung-Relative
Betty Jean Harris-Relative
Evelyn Killebrew-Relative
Kitten Natividad68 AquariusPornstar


The Royal Family1991Alfonso RoyalTV Show
Bob Hope's Cross-Country Christmas1991Movie
Harlem Nights1989Bennie WilsonMovie
Ghost of a Chance1987Ivory ClayTV Movie
The Redd Foxx Show1986Al HughesTV Show
Sanford1980Fred G. SanfordTV Show
My Buddy1979Woodrow 'Buddy' JohnsonMovie
The Krofft Comedy Hour1978StewardessTV Movie
Norman... Is That You?1976Ben ChambersMovie
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour1976Redd FoxxTV Show
Grady1975Fred SanfordTV Show
Sanford and Son1972Fred G. SanfordTV Show
Cotton Comes to Harlem1970Uncle Budd, Booker Washington SimsMovie
ABC Stage 671966Pool HustlerTV Show
All the Fine Young Cannibals1960Redd, Piano Player at Rose's (uncredited)Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (13)

wjerryzJun 19

Redd you are the best. Loved all your shows

Trinity062131Feb 10, 2014

I could be having a bad day and when I watch your show I cheer up.Plus you remind me so much of my dad!Rest In Peace.

CraigSnyderMay 3, 2013

I just loved him in Sanford and Son when I was a kid. He was hilarious in his stand-up and the few movie roles he had.

aaron newsonApr 20, 2010

this might sound weird. i feel a strong connection to him .like he was my dad or somthing.i watch his shows everyday on youtube. i really miss in peace pop ..

carolynFeb 13, 2010

he was a good person.

susan loveFeb 2, 2009

I am looking for free pictures of Redd Foxx. My Granddaughter is doing a report on him. My printer is down. Can anyone send a couple of copies to ua by regular mail?

Bruce HallSep 25, 2008

What happened to the guy who played Rallo

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