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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)
(27-28 April 1979) Red Skelton received rave reviews for an appearance at Cincinnati's Playhouse Square Palace Theater from April 27-28, 1979. Archived newspapers report that Skelton performed a two-hour program in which he played Clem Kadiddlehopper, Sheriff Deadeye, seagulls Gertrude and Heathcliffe, and the Guzzler's Gin ...
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Richard 'Red' Skelton | Cameo appearance
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
I think most of today's comedians are victims of laughter...they get nervous and resort to an insult or a four-letter word for a quick, cheap laugh. That goes on night after night until the whole act is cheapened. But that doesn't last. Usually, a couple of years later they are remembered only as the old what's-his-name who used all the dirty words.
His third wife, and widow, the former Lothian Toland, was the only daughter of preeminent cinematographer Gregg Toland.
His wide variety of characters such as Sheriff Dead Eye, Clem Kadiddlehopper, etc.
The Marcel Marceau of Television