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)
Print ads for Zenith televisions (1961)
3 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
6 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Richard 'Red' Skelton | Cameo appearance
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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As a longtime painter, I carry around snapshots of my favorite paintings the way other old geezers my age carry around pictures of their grandkids. Grandchildren are wonderful, but a good painting can help support you in your old age.
He insisted on getting his television skits done on the first take, even if it meant ad-libbing around blown lines and failed props. In one famous incident on live television, he managed to ad-lib while a cow defecated on stage ("Not only does she give milk, but also Pet-Ritz pies!").
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