Writer | Actor | Producer
Skelton's first wife, Edna Marie Stilwell, a former usher, negotiated his 1951 $5 million, seven-year Hollywood contract.
His traditional TV sign-off: "Good night, and may God bless."
America's Clown Prince
Richard Red Skelton
Vincennes, Indiana, USA
Rancho Mirage, California, USA
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