Skelton, Red, 1913-1997

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1913-07-18
Death 1997-09-17
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Red Skelton (b. Richard Bernard Skelton, July 17, 1913-d. Sept. 17, 1997), American comedian, radio and television performer.

From the description of Skelton, Red, 1913-1997 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582271

This collection contains material dating primarily from Skelton's first marriage to wife, Edna during the 1930s and 1940s. Included are letters to Red from Don Ameche, Eddie Arnold, Bob Hope, Hedda Harper, Zazu Pitts, Nelson Rockefeller, and Henry Youngman and an unsigned letter to Judy Garland. Also included are several letters and artwork to Edna from Hollywood artist Herb Martin. There are also greeting cards to Red, photographs of Red and Edna, and typed scripts of some of Red's programs.

From the description of Edna and Red Skelton collection, 1936-1956. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 750503971

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Subjects:

  • Comedians
  • Variety shows (Radio programs)
  • Radio scripts
  • Television scripts
  • Variety shows (Television programs)
  • Red Skelton show (Radio program)

Occupations:

  • Performer

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)