Won 1 Golden Globe.
Another 8 wins & 4 nominations.
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The Red Skelton Hour
(TV Series) (17 episodes, 1957 - 1968) (writer - 248 episodes, 1951 - 1971) (written by - 3 episodes, 1958 - 1965) (original story - 2 episodes, 1964 - 1965)
In later years, established a daily routine that included writing short stories that Skelton self-published.
3 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
4 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Richard 'Red' Skelton
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
I'm nuts and I know it. But so long as I make 'em laugh, they ain't going to lock me up.
Appears as the character Freddie the Freeloader on a 44¢ USA commemorative postage stamp in the Early TV Memories issue honoring The Red Skelton Hour
(1951). The stamp was issued 11 August 2009.
Performs and does characters with his brown hat. He performs different characters by changing the way the hat looks and how he wears it
The Marcel Marceau of Television