Redd Foxx

Dec 9, 1922
St. Louis, Missouri, USA


Born John Sanford, this scratchy-voiced, bulldog-faced black comedian and actor entered show business while still in his teens; over several decades, he worked as a "blue humor" comic in nightclubs and theaters around the country. From 1951-55 he teamed with comic Slappy White. He made 54 "party records" (comedy records with plenty of four-letter words… More

Redd Foxx Videos

Harlem Nights
2 minutes 33 seconds
Norman Is That You?
3 minutes 51 seconds

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