John Elroy Sanford (better known as Redd Foxx), raised in Chicago and attended DuSable High School with Harold Washington. Foxx was also a childhood friend of Malcolm Little, who would later become Malcolm X.
Redd Foxx: Known as the "King of the Party Records", Foxx gained notoriety with his raunchy nightclub acts during the 1950s and 1960s. He also starred in Sanford and Son, The Redd Foxx Show and The Royal Family. His film roles included All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960) and Harlem Nights (1989).
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Walter “Dootsie” Williams was born in Alabama on June 17, 1911. He was a record producer and a record label owner who released early records by Redd Foxx and The Penguins. Williams was a leader of the Harlem Dukes band in the 1940s. While performing gigs, he came up with the idea of recording other ...Walter “Dootsie” Williams was born in Alabama on June 17, 1911. He was a record producer and a record label owner who released early records by Redd Foxx and The Penguins. Williams was a leader…
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John Elroy Sanford, better known by his stage name Redd Foxx, was an American comedian and actor, best known for his starring role on the sitcom Sanford and Son.