Where was Red Skelton born?

Answer Red Skelton was born Richard Bernard Skelton in Vincennes, Indiana. He was one of four brothers. He worked in circuses, burlesque and vaudeville shows before he went on to radio, Broadway and tele... Read More »

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Where in Indiana was Red Skelton born?

Richard "Red" Skelton was born on July 18, 1913. He was born in Vincennes, Indiana. Vincennes is home to several tributes to the comedian and actor, including the Red Skelton Bridge that crosses th... Read More »

What is the origin of the name Skelton?

The English surname Skelton is locational in origin, referring to villages named Skelton and Skilton in Cumberland and Yorkshire. The name derives from the Old English "scylf," meaning a shelf or d... Read More »

What did red skelton die from in 1997?

Red Skelton died of pneumonia on September 17, 1997, in Rancho Mirage, California, at his home. His real name was Richard Bernard Skelton, and he was one of four brothers. After working in circuses... Read More »

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