Redd Foxx

Born Dec 9, 1922
John Elroy Sanford, 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. Foxx gained notoriety with his raunchy nightclub acts during the 1950s and 1960s. Known as the "King o...
Redd Foxx

Redd Foxx Stats


: John Elroy Sanford, Chicago Red, Zorro, Red, Foxx, Redd


: 5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)


: African American | Seminole


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: December 9, 1922

Place of Birth

: St. Louis

Date of Death

: October 11, 1991

Place of Death

: Los Angeles

Cause of Death

: Myocardial infarction