|TV and Movie Trivia Tribute|
|Born:||9 December 1922||St. Louis, Missouri, USA|
|Known As:||Fred Sanford||TV's "Sanford and Son"|
|Trivia:||Birth name: John Elroy Sanford.|
|Briefly attended Du Sable High School in Chicago with future Mayor|
of Chicago, Harold Washington.
|During his early life as a dishwasher, he was called "Chicago Red" to distinguish|
him from his friend "Detroit Red". "Detroit Red" would later become famous as
the political activist-social critic and Black nationalist known as Malcolm X.
|(1973) Won a Golden Globe Award - Best TV Actor - Musical/Comedy |
for: "Sanford and Son".
|His character, Fred Sanford, was ranked #42 in TV Guide's list of the|
"50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" (20 June 2004 issue).
|On TV:||TVGuide.com||Click here for TV listings.|
|Filmography:||The Internet Movie Database||Redd Foxx Filmography.|
|Departed:||11 October 1991||Los Angeles, California, USA|
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