Birth Name: John Elroy Sanford
Date of Birth: December 9, 1922
Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Date of Death: October 11, 1991
Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Redd Foxx was an American comedian and actor. He was the son of Mary Alicia/Alma (Hughes) Carson and Fred/Freddie Sanford. His parents were both African-American.
It has been said that his mother was of half Seminole Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this is accurate.
Redd’s paternal grandfather was named Jerry Sanford.
Redd’s paternal grandmother was named Mattie.
Redd’s maternal grandmother was Helen Underwood.
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