9 wins & 4 nominations.
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The Red Skelton Hour
(TV Series) (109 episodes, 1951 - 1969) (writer - 249 episodes, 1951 - 1971) (written by - 3 episodes, 1958 - 1965) (original story - 2 episodes, 1964 - 1965)
Wrote the introductions for his collection of famous ghost stories "A Red Skel(e)ton in Your Closet".
3 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
6 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Richard 'Red' Skelton | Cameo appearance
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.
Often said that of all the characters he'd played, Freddie the Freeloader was by far his favorite. When asked why, he said that Freddie was the purest soul of his characters and that he was a tribute to the clowns that he knew and treasured.
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