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Age68 (age at death)
Birthday 9 December, 1922
Birthplace Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Died 11 October, 1991
Place of Death Queen Of Angels Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Emergency Room, Los Angeles, California, United States
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Sanford And Son, The Royal Family
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John Elroy Sanford (December 9, 1922 – October 11, 1991), better known by his stage name Redd Foxx, was an American stand-up comedian and actor best known for his portrayal of Fred G. Sanford on the hit television show Sanford and Son. Foxx gained success with his raunchy nightclub acts during the 1950s and 1960s. Known as the "King of the Party Records", he performed on more than 50 records in his lifetime. He also starred on TV in The Redd Foxx Show and The Royal Family. His film projects included All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960), Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970), Norman... Is That You? (1976) and Harlem Nights (1989).

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