Red Skelton
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1913
Date of Death: 1997
Cause of Death: Pneumonia
Occupation: Comedian, Actor, Broadcaster, Clown, Artist, Singer, Composer, Author of Fiction, Screenwriter
Spouse: Three
Children: Valentina, Richard (d. 1958)
Military Branch: United States Army (World War II)
Political Party: Republican Party
Fictional Appearances:
POD: May 30, 1942
Appearance(s): Down to Earth
Type of Appearance: On a movie screen

Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton (July 18, 1913 - September 17, 1997) was an American comic actor. He was a top television, movie, and radio star for most of his career. He'd begun as a clown.

Skelton served in the Army at the tail end of World War II. He was married three times.

Red Skelton in Worldwar[]

In 1964, Red Skelton starred with Bing Crosby in a movie in which the two comedians repeatedly got the best of a number of Lizards.[1]


  1. Down to Earth, pg. 209, pb, 163, hc.