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Redd Foxx

American comedian and actor
Foxx in 1966

John Elroy Sanford (much better known as Redd Foxx (December 9, 1922 – October 11, 1991) was a television program actor and stand up comedian who also starred in movies. He was born in St. Louis. He acted in numerous television sitcoms. Foxx died in Los Angeles at age 68 from a heart attack.