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Red Skelton

The son of a former circus clown turned grocer and a cleaning woman, Red Skelton was introduced to show business at the age of seven by Ed Wynn, at a vaudeville show in Vincennes. At age 10, he left home to travel with a medicine show through the Midwest, and joined the vaudeville circuit at age 15. At age 18, he married Edna Marie Stilwell, an ...

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Jul 18, 1913 In Vincennes, Indiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Luckiest Guy in the World
Latest Project:
Movie America's Clown: An Intimate Biography of Red Skelton 2014-10-01

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 4 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Red Skelton Hour
Poster of Red Skelton: A Royal Command Performance
Poster of Red Skelton's More Funny Faces
Poster of Red Skelton's Funny Faces
Series Pioneers of Television Unknown 2014
Movie America's Clown: An Intimate Biography of Red Skelton Unknown 2014-10-01
Movie Mike Douglas: Moments & Memories Unknown 2008-03-25
Movie A/k/a Tommy Chong Himself 2008-03-01
Movie Christmas in Tinseltown Unknown 2004
Movie Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days Unknown 2001
Movie I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special Unknown 2001
Movie Ed Gein Unknown 2000
Series The Rat Pack Unknown 1999
Movie The 70th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1998-03-23
Movie Classic Stand-Up Comedy of Television Unknown 1996
Series Secret Lives Unknown 1995
Movie Ed Sullivan All-Star Comedy Special Unknown 1995
Movie Pioneers of Primetime Unknown 1995
Movie Inside the Dream Factory Unknown 1995
Series American Masters Unknown 1994
Movie Entertaining the Troops Unknown 1994
Movie Red Skelton: Bloopers, Blunders and Ad-Libs Unknown 1994-03-06
Movie The First Annual Comedy Hall of Fame Unknown 1993-03-06
Movie Bob Hope's Bag Full of Christmas Memories Unknown 1993-12-15
Series The Dini Petty Show Unknown 1992
Movie Legends of Comedy Unknown 1992-03-07
Movie 5th Annual TV Academy Hall of Fame Unknown 1989
Movie The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards Unknown 1989-05-23
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie Errol Flynn: Portrait of a Swashbuckler Unknown 1987-03-01
Movie The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1986
Movie All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan Unknown 1985-12-08
Movie The Great Standups Unknown 1984
Movie Red Skelton's Funny Faces III Unknown 1984
Movie Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 22nd Anniversary Unknown 1984
Movie Red Skelton: A Royal Command Performance Unknown 1984
Movie Unrehearsed Antics of the Stars Unknown 1984-09-28
Movie Red Skelton's More Funny Faces Unknown 1983
Movie Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter Unknown 1982-05-16
Movie Red Skelton: A Comedy Scrapbook Unknown 1981
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series Standing Room Only Unknown 1981
Movie The First 40 Years Unknown 1980-01-03
Movie Red Skelton's Funny Faces Unknown 1980
Movie Bob Hope's Overseas Christmas Tours: Around the World with the Troops - 1941-1972 Unknown 1980
Movie The Hollywood Clowns Unknown 1979
Series Flying High Unknown 1979
Movie The 35th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1978
Movie Happy Birthday, Bob Unknown 1978
Movie TV: The Fabulous Fifties Unknown 1978
Movie General Electric's All-Star Anniversary Unknown 1978
Movie Bob Hope All Star Christmas Special Unknown 1978
Movie A Tribute to Mr. Television Milton Berle Unknown 1978
Movie 88th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade Unknown 1977
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1977
Movie The 49th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1977-03-28
Movie The 48th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1976
Movie Rudolph's Shiny New Year Father Time / Baby Bear 1976-12-10
Movie Monsanto Night Presents Walt Disney's America on Parade Unknown 1976
Movie That's Entertainment, Part II Unknown 1976
Movie CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years Unknown 1976-11-28
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie That's Entertainment! Unknown 1974
Movie Swing Out, Sweet Land Unknown 1970
Movie Jack Benny's Twentieth Anniversary Special Unknown 1970
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1970
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1968
Series The Bob Braun Show Unknown 1967
Series The Jonathan Winters Show Unknown 1967-12-27
Movie Clown Alley Unknown 1966
Series Clown Alley Unknown 1966
Movie Made in Paris Unknown 1966
Movie Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes The Neanderthal Man / Passenger on Airport 1965-06-16
Series The Dean Martin Show Unknown 1965-09-16
Movie The Big Parade of Comedy Unknown 1964
Movie CBS: The Stars' Address Unknown 1963
Series Talent Scouts Unknown 1963
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Jack Paar Tonight Show Unknown 1961
Movie CBS Fall Preview Special: Seven Wonderful Nights Himself 1961-02-11
Movie Red Skelton Timex Special Unknown 1960
Movie Ocean's 11 Unknown 1960
Movie The Wizard of Oz Unknown 1959
Movie The Red Skelton Chevy Special Unknown 1959
Series Climax! Unknown 1958
Series The Milton Berle Show Unknown 1958-10-08
Series Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Unknown 1958-10-06
Series The Garry Moore Show Unknown 1958-09-30
Series Shower of Stars Unknown 1958
Series The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour Unknown 1958
Movie Public Pigeon No. One Unknown 1957
Series Ford Star Jubilee Unknown 1956
Series Playhouse 90 Unknown 1956-10-04
Series The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie Around the World in Eighty Days Unknown 1956-10-17
Movie The Great Diamond Robbery Ambrose C. Park 1954-01-29
Movie Hollywood Goes to War Unknown 1954
Series Red Skelton Revue Unknown 1954
Movie Susan Slept Here Unknown 1954
Series Juvenile Jury Unknown 1954
Movie Half a Hero Unknown 1953
Series Carson's Coffee Break Unknown 1953
Series All Star Revue Unknown 1953
Movie The Clown Dodo Delwyn 1953-01-16
Series The Jackie Gleason Show Unknown 1952-09-20
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie Lovely to Look At Unknown 1952
Series The Linkletter Show Unknown 1952-09-01
Movie Texas Carnival Unknown 1951
Movie The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Story Unknown 1951-03-12
Series The Red Skelton Hour Himself - Host / ... 1951-09-30
Movie Excuse My Dust Unknown 1951
Series What's My Line? Unknown 1950-02-02
Movie Watch the Birdie Unknown 1950
Movie Duchess of Idaho Unknown 1950
Series The Jack Benny Program Unknown 1950-10-28
Movie Three Little Words Unknown 1950
Movie Moments in Music Unknown 1950
Movie The Yellow Cab Man Unknown 1950
Movie The Fuller Brush Girl Unknown 1950-09-15
Series The Herb Shriner Show Unknown 1949-11-07
Movie Some of the Best: Twenty-Five Years of Motion Picture Leadership Unknown 1949
Movie Neptune's Daughter Unknown 1949
Movie A Southern Yankee Unknown 1948
Movie The Fuller Brush Man Unknown 1948
Movie Merton of the Movies Unknown 1947
Movie The Luckiest Guy in the World Unknown 1947
Movie Week End in Hollywood Unknown 1947
Movie The Show-Off Unknown 1946
Movie Rough But Hopeful Unknown 1946
Movie Ziegfeld Follies Unknown 1945
Movie Radio Bugs Unknown 1944
Movie Bathing Beauty Unknown 1944
Movie Thousands Cheer Unknown 1943
Movie Du Barry Was a Lady Unknown 1943
Movie I Dood It Unknown 1943
Movie Whistling in Brooklyn Unknown 1943
Movie Panama Hattie Unknown 1942
Movie Ship Ahoy Unknown 1942
Movie Maisie Gets Her Man Unknown 1942
Movie Whistling in Dixie Unknown 1942
Movie Whistling in the Dark Unknown 1941
Movie Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day Unknown 1941
Movie The People vs. Dr. Kildare Unknown 1941
Movie Lady Be Good Unknown 1941
Movie Flight Command Unknown 1940
Movie Seeing Red Red / Doorman / Coatroom Attendant / Waiter / Emcee 1939-08-26
Movie The Broadway Buckaroo Unknown 1939
Movie Having Wonderful Time Unknown 1938