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Age68 (age at death)
Birthday 9 December, 1922
Birthplace St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died 11 October, 1991
Place of Death Queen Of Angels Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Emergency Room, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Fred G. Sanford in Sanford and Son and Sanford, Alfonso Royal in 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. 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 portrayed Fred G. Sanford on the television show Sanford and Son and starred 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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