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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 17, 1997|
|Born:||July 18, 1913||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Vincennes, Indiana, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
"I just want to be known as a clown because to me that's the height of my profession. It means you can do everything--Sing, dance, and above all, make people laugh." --Red Skelton
Inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1988
Skelton is also an accomplished painter whose works have sold for as much as $80,000.
Skelton founded the Red Skelton Needy Childrens Fund and was its president.
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