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Red Skelton

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Birth Name: Red Skelton
Born: 07/18/1913
Birth Place: Vincennes, Indiana, USA
Death Place: Rancho Mirage, California, USA
Died: 09/17/1997

Skelton was a physical comedian, and his work showed the influence of the circus his father had performed in, down to the clown-like floppy hats and facial expressions. He had a humble quality, not just in the essence of his characters, but in his modest bows to the audience, during which Skelton would hold his tongue gently between his teeth and just say thank you. (In reality, Skelton was said to be anything but modest when it came to taking credit for his work. He was lax in admitting he even had writers on his TV series.) Skelton was a star of the MGM lot in the 40s and his films, some of them with Lucille Ball, were financially successful, although few have subsequently been recognized ... Continue Bio >>

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