Red Skelton

American comedian (1913–1997)

Richard Bernard Eheart professionally known as Red Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American entertainer. He was best known for his national radio and television acts between 1937 and 1971 and as host of the television program The Red Skelton Show.

Skelton died in Rancho Mirage, California from pneumonia, aged 84.