9 wins & 4 nominations.
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The Red Skelton Hour
(TV Series) (79 episodes, 1951 - 1969) (writer - 249 episodes, 1951 - 1971) (written by - 3 episodes, 1958 - 1965) (original story - 2 episodes, 1964 - 1965)
Screen Guild Theater, ep. Tight Shoes/broadcast April 12, 1942, which was a Sunday.
3 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
6 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Richard 'Red' Skelton | Cameo appearance
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."
Used his "Guzzlers Gin" comedy sketch as his successful 1940 screen test for MGM. It was later filmed in Ziegfeld Follies
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