Won 1 Golden Globe.
Another 9 wins & 4 nominations.
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The Red Skelton Hour
(TV Series) (48 episodes, 1951 - 1968) (writer - 249 episodes, 1951 - 1971) (written by - 3 episodes, 1958 - 1965) (original story - 2 episodes, 1964 - 1965)
book, Gertrude and Heathcliffe (Scribner, 1974)
3 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
4 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Richard 'Red' Skelton
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
[on the large attendance at producer Harry Cohn's funeral] Well, it only proved what they always say - give the public something they want to see, and they'll come out for it.
Skelton earned over $2.5 million annually at one time as an artist, after the cancellation of his variety show The Red Skelton Hour
His wide variety of characters such as Sheriff Dead Eye, Clem Kadiddlehopper, etc.
America's Clown Prince