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Redd Foxx

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Birthday
9, 1922
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO
Death Date
Oct 11, 1991 (68)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
9, 1922
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO
Death Date
Oct 11, 1991 (68)

About

African-American comedian who played a role on TV's Sanford and Son but best is remembered for his vulgar comedy records.

Before Fame

He ate half a bar of soap prior to his physical for the World War II draft which resulted in heart palpitations.

Trivia

Comedian Chris Rock often says that he was influenced by Redd's comedy.

Family Life

He married fourth wife, Ka Ho Cho, in 1991.

Associated With

He starred in the sitcom Sanford and Son with composer Quincy Jones.