Red Skelton

Red Skelton
1913 - 1997

Red Skelton  American Actor


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Rest in peace.


Red Skelton was previously married to Lothian Toland (1973 - 1997), Georgia Davis (1945 - 1971) and Edna Skelton (1931 - 1943).

Red Skelton had encounters with Lupe Velez and Yvonne De Carlo.


American Actor Red Skelton was born Richard Bernard Skelton on 18th July, 1913 in Vincennes, Indiana USA and passed away on 17th Sep 1997 Rancho Mirage, California aged 84. He is most remembered for The Red Skelton Show. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Red Skelton was in 9 on-screen matchups, including 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: 1940s American radio programs, 1950s American radio programs and Emmy Award winners.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 27 years 21 years, 2 months 12 years
Encounter2 - - -
Total5 27 years 12 years, 8 months 12 years


First Name Red
Last Name Skelton
Full Name at Birth Richard Bernard Skelton
Alternative Name America`s Clown Prince, The Sentimental Clown, Richard Bernard Skelton, Red Skelton
Age 84 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th July, 1913
Birthplace Vincennes, Indiana USA
Died 17th September, 1997
Place of Death Rancho Mirage, California
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Red
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Entertainer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Red Skelton Show
Year(s) Active 1937–1981, 1923–93, 1923–1993
Family Member Valentina Marie Skelton (daughter), Richard Freeman Skelton (son)
Friend Kay Francis, Esther Williams, George Burns, Rags Ragland, Marie McDonald

Richard Red Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American entertainer best known for his national radio and television shows between 1937 and 1971, especially as host of the television program The Red Skelton Show. He has stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in radio and television, and also appeared in burlesque, vaudeville, films, nightclubs, and casinos, all while he pursued an entirely separate career as an artist.

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Red Skelton84 CancerActor
Lothian Toland-
Georgia Davis54 VirgoActress
Edna Skelton67 GeminiManager
Yvonne De Carlo84 VirgoActress
Lupe Velez36 CancerActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
ValentinaFemale5th May, 194774 years oldGeorgia Davis
RichardMale20th May, 194873 years oldGeorgia Davis


Flying High1978Red SkeltonTV Show
Rudolph's Shiny New Year1976Baby Bear (voice), Father TimeTV Movie
Standing Room Only1976Freddie the FreeloaderTV Show
Swing Out, Sweet Land1970Newspaper PrinterTV Movie
Clown Alley1966Freddie the FreeloaderTV Movie
Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes1965Ancient Greek Flyer, Medieval Flyer, The Neanderthal ManMovie
Ocean's 111960Red SkeltonMovie
The Garry Moore Show1958Clem Kadiddlehopper, SelfTV Show
The Milton Berle Show1958Clem Kadiddlehopper, Freddie the FreeloaderTV Show
Public Pigeon No. One1957Rusty MorganMovie
Around the World in 80 Days1956Drunk in Barbary Coast SaloonMovie
Playhouse 901956Buddy McCoyTV Show
Susan Slept Here1954Oswald from North Dakota (uncredited)Movie
Climax!1954Rusty MorganTV Show
The Great Diamond Robbery1954Ambrose C. ParkMovie
The Clown1953Dodo DelwynMovie
Half a Hero1953Ben DobsonMovie
Lovely to Look at1952Al MarshMovie
Texas Carnival1951Cornie QuinellMovie
The Red Skelton Hour1951Clem Kadiddlehopper, Gertrude and Heathcliffe, HostTV Show
Excuse My Dust1951Joe BeldenMovie
Duchess of Idaho1950Red Skelton (uncredited)Movie
The Fuller Brush Girl1950Red Skelton - Fuller Brush Man (uncredited)Movie
Three Little Words1950Harry RubyMovie
The Yellow Cab Man1950Augustus 'Red' PirdyMovie
Watch the Birdie1950Grandpop Cammeron, Pop Cammeron, Rusty CammeronMovie
Neptune's Daughter1949Jack SprattMovie
A Southern Yankee1948Aubrey FilmoreMovie
The Fuller Brush Man1948Red JonesMovie
Merton of the Movies1947Merton Gill aka Clifford ArmytageMovie
The Luckiest Guy in the World1947Comedian on Radio (voice, uncredited)Short Film
The Show-Off1946J. Aubrey PiperMovie
Ziegfeld Follies1945J. Newton Numbskull ('When Television Comes')Movie
Bathing Beauty1944Steve ElliotMovie
Radio Bugs1944Red Skelton (voice, uncredited)Short Film
Du Barry Was a Lady1943King Louis XV, Louis BloreMovie
I Dood It1943Joseph Rivington RenoldsMovie
Thousands Cheer1943Red SkeltonMovie
Whistling in Brooklyn1943Wally 'The Fox' BentonMovie
Panama Hattie1942RedMovie
Ship Ahoy1942Merton K. KibbleMovie
Whistling in Dixie1942Wally 'The Fox' BentonMovie
Maisie Gets Her Man1942'Hap' HixbyMovie
Lady Be Good1941Joe 'Red' WilletMovie
Whistling in the Dark1941Wally BentonMovie
Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day1941Vernon BriggsMovie
The People vs. Dr. Kildare1941Vernon BriggsMovie
Flight Command1940Lieut. 'Mugger' MartinMovie
Seeing Red1939Coatroom Attendant, Doorman, RedShort Film
Broadway Buckaroo, The1939RedShort Film
Having Wonderful Time1938Itchy (as Richard 'Red' Skelton)Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (5)

wjerryzwjerryzApr 12, 2016

Red was one of the very best comedians. I really enjoyed both his movies and TV shows

CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 15, 2013

Red Skelton was one of the people I grew up watching on TV.

carl lairJun 11, 2010

he came into our living room once a week , first on radio then on tv , and he made us laugh... thank him for that.

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