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Comedian
    (December 9, 1922-October 11, 1991)
    Birth Name was John Elroy Sanford
    Best known as TV's junkman Fred G. Sanford in 'Sanford & Son'
    Starred in TV's 'The Royal Family'
    Acted in 'Cotton Comes To Harlem (1970),' 'Norman... Is That You? (1976)' and 'Harlem Nights (1989)'
    He smoked.
    He left home at thirteen to play washboard in a band.
    He divorced Yun Chi Chung after two 2 years.
    His stand-up routine was X rated.
    He quit the successful 'Sanford & Son' to star in the flop 'The Redd Foxx Comedy Hour' (1977).
    While taping an episode of 'The Royal Family' he grabbed his chest saying he was having a heart attack. Many thought he was joking (his famed 'Sanford & Son' routine) and before they realized he was real, it was too late.
    In his autobiography, Malcolm X called 'Chicago Red (Redd Foxx), the funniest dishwasher on this Earth.'
    He was the only non related celebraty to be invited at Elvis Presley's wedding (May 1, 1967).
    He rose out of poverty.
    He was 1/4 Seminole Indian.
    He became one of the highest paid comedians of the '70s.
    He sold 15 million comedy albums.
    Research: Tim Howard
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 51 Votes: 54.90% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 33 Votes: 51.52% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 61 Votes: 72.13% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 37 Votes: 83.78% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 63.64% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 58 Votes: 53.45% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 64 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 91 Votes: 63.74% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 54 Votes: 70.37% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 79 Votes: 56.96% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 253 Votes: 43.87% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 52 Votes: 34.62% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 216 Votes: 63.43% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 596 Votes: 51.17% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 611 Votes: 46.48% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 2108 Votes: 43.03% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1452 Votes: 42.84% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1943 Votes: 42.36% Annoying
 
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