Won 1 Golden Globe.
Another 9 wins & 4 nominations.
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The Red Skelton Hour
(TV Series) (47 episodes, 1951 - 1968) (writer - 249 episodes, 1951 - 1971) (written by - 3 episodes, 1958 - 1965) (original story - 2 episodes, 1964 - 1965)
45rpm recording: Circus / Pledge of Allegiance (Columbia 33149)
3 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
4 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Richard 'Red' Skelton
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
When Harry Cohn
, the notorious - and much despised - head of Columbia Pictures died, seeing the crowd at his funeral prompted this famous Skelton riposte: "It just goes to show you, Harry was right -- If you give the public what they want, they'll always show up."
In 1960, he purchased the old Charles Chaplin
Studios on La Brea Avenue, where he produced his weekly television shows. He established Red-Eo-Tape (Red-Tape) Video Productions. His three RCA TK-41 camera mobile units became the first live color production company in Hollywood.
Performs and does characters with his brown hat. He performs different characters by changing the way the hat looks and how he wears it
America's Clown Prince