Red Skelton

Born Jul 18, 1913
Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton was an American entertainer best known for being a national radio and television comedian between 1937 and 1971 and host of the long-running television program The Red Skelton Show. Skelton, who has stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, began his show business career in ...
Red Skelton

Red Skelton Stats


: Richard Benard Skelton, Skelton, Red, America's Clown Prince, The Marcel Marceau of Television, Richard 'Red' Skelton, Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton, Richard Bernard Skelton


: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: July 18, 1913

Place of Birth

: Vincennes

Date of Death

: September 17, 1997

Place of Death

: Rancho Mirage

Cause of Death

: Pneumonia

Red Skelton Film Roles

  1. Having Wonderful Time
    Itchy Faulkner
  2. Flight Command
    Lieut. 'Mugger' Martin
    Flight Command
  3. The People vs. Dr. Kildare
    Vernon Briggs
    The People vs. Dr. Kildare
  4. Whistling in the Dark
    Wally 'The Fox' Benton
  5. Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day
    Vernon Briggs
    Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day
  6. Lady Be Good
    Joe 'Red' Willet
  7. Ship Ahoy
    Merton K. Kibble
  8. Maisie Gets Her Man
    Herbert P. 'Hap' Hixby
  9. Panama Hattie
  10. Whistling in Dixie
    Wally 'The Fox' Benton

Red Skelton Film Appearances

  1. Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender
  2. 100 Years of Comedy
    100 Years of Comedy
  3. Johnny Carson: King of Late Night

Red Skelton TV Starring Roles

  1. Texaco Star Theater
    Clem Kadiddlehopper
  2. The Red Skelton Show
    Clem Kadiddlehopper
    The Red Skelton Show

Red Skelton TV Guest Roles

  1. More Gold Records
  2. 23rd Season Premiere: Barbra Streisand / The Temptations
  3. Season 3, Episode 21
  4. Rolling Stones / Louis Armstrong / Robert Goulet
  5. George Gobel/Red Skelton Show
  6. Young Rascals / Petula Clark / Red Skelton
  7. Public Pigeon #1
  8. Red Skelton, Jayne Mansfield, Jack Webb
  9. Robert Mitchum / Lillian Gish / Rocky Marciano
  10. The 49th Annual Academy Awards

Red Skelton Albums

  1. Red Skelton's Radio Rogues Gallery