Red Skelton

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Red Skelton
Red Skelton in 1960
Skelton in 1960
Born
Richard Red Skelton[1]

(1913-07-18)July 18, 1913
DiedSeptember 17, 1997(1997-09-17) (aged 84)
Resting placeForest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, artist, comedian
Years active1923–1993
Spouse(s)
  • Edna Marie Stillwell
    (m. 1931; div. 1943)
  • Georgia Davis
    (m. 1945; div. 1971)
  • Lothian Toland (m. 1973)
Children2

Richard Bernard Eheart (professionally known as Red Skelton) (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American entertainer. He was best known for his national radio and television acts between 1937 and 1971 and as host of the television program The Red Skelton Show.

Skelton died in Rancho Mirage, California from pneumonia, aged 84.

References[change | change source]

  1. Hyatt 2004, p. 6.