Wednesday, 18 July 2018

436) Redd Foxx

John Elroy Sanford (1922 – 1991), known professionally as Redd Foxx. American comedian and actor.

- " In the 1940s, he was an associate of Malcolm Little, later known as Malcolm X. In Malcolm's autobiography, Foxx is referred to as "Chicago Red, the funniest dishwasher on this earth." He earned the nickname because of his reddish hair and complexion. His surname was taken from baseball star Jimmie Foxx."

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