Redd Foxx

Actor · Writer · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 67
John Elroy Sanford, better known by his stage name Redd Foxx, was an American stand-up comedian and actor best known for his portrayal of Fred G. Sanford of the hit television show Sanford and Son. 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. read more

John Elroy Sanford, better known by his stage name Redd Foxx, was an American stand-up comedian and actor best known for his portrayal of Fred G. Sanford of the hit television show Sanford and Son. 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 also starred on TV 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).

Birth Name

John Elroy Sanford

Born

Saturday, 09 December 1922

Died

Friday, 11 October 1991

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

History of the Sitcom Fred Sanford 2021
Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) Self - Comedian & Actor 2021
My Name Is Lopez Self 2021
Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President Self 2020
The Apollo Himself / Self 2019
The Very Very Best of the 70s (archive footage) 2019
The History of Comedy Self 2017
Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall Self 2016
Unsung Hollywood Self 2014
Lee Daniels' The Butler Fred Sanford 2013
Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Self 2013
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America (archive footage) 2009
Pioneers of Television Self 2008
Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live Self 2005
Inside Deep Throat Fred Sanford 2005
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (archive footage) 2004
America's Favorite Funnyman (archive footage) 2002
E! True Hollywood Story Himself (archive footage) 1996
Bob Hope's Bag Full of Christmas Memories Self 1993
The Royal Family Alfonso Royal 1991
Harlem Nights Bennie Wilson 1989
Ghost of a Chance Ivory Clay 1987
Biography Self 1987
The Redd Foxx Show Al Hughes 1986
Dirty Dirty Jokes Self - Host 1984
Redd Foxx: Video in a Plain Brown Wrapper Self 1983
Sanford Fred G. Sanford / Fred Sanford, Fred G. Sanford 1980
The Toni Tennille Show Self 1979
Flying High Self 1978
Happy Birthday, Las Vegas Self 1977
Redd Foxx Himself - Host 1977
The Barbara Walters Summer Special Self 1976
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour Redd Foxx 1976
Norman... Is That You? Ben Chambers 1976
The Captain and Tennille Self 1976
The Jacksons Self, Himself 1976
The 28th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Presenter 1976
The Sonny and Cher Show Self / Various Characters 1976
Lola! Self 1975
Grady Fred Sanford 1975
Donny and Marie Self 1975
Texaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television Self 1975
Sammy and Company Self 1975
Cher Self, Self - Special Guest 1975
The Smothers Brothers Show Self 1975
Dinah! Self 1974
The Mac Davis Show Self 1974
Tattletales Self 1974
The Bobby Darin Show Self 1973
Sanford and Son Fred G. Sanford, Fred G. Sanford / Self 1972
Soul Train Self 1971
Flip Self 1970
Cotton Comes to Harlem Booker Washington Sims / Uncle Budd / Uncle Bud 1970
The David Frost Show Self 1969
Allen Ludden's Gallery Self 1969
Della Self 1969
The Name of the Game Self 1968
The Rosey Grier Show Self 1968
Las Vegas Self 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self 1967
ABC Stage 67 Self - Pool Hustler 1966
The Dean Martin Show Himself 1965
The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) Self - Center Square 1965
Valentine's Day Smoking Movie Patron 1964
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself, Himself - Guest 1962
The Merv Griffin Show Himself 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Comedian, Himself - Chief 1961
All the Fine Young Cannibals Redd, Piano Player at Rose's 1960
The Bob Hope Show Self 1950

Producer Filmography

1976Golden GlobeBest Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1975Golden GlobeBest TV Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1974Golden GlobeBest TV Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1974EmmyBest Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1973Golden GlobeBest TV Actor - Comedy or Musical Won
1973EmmyOutstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series Nominated
1972EmmyOutstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series Nominated
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