Redd Foxx

1922 - 1991

Redd Foxx

John Elroy Sanford (December 9, 1922 – October 11, 1991), better known by his stage name Redd Foxx, was an American stand-up comedian and actor. Foxx gained success with his raunchy nightclub acts during the 1950s and 1960s. Known as the "King of the Party Records", he performed on more than 50 records in his lifetime. He portrayed Fred G. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Redd Foxx has received more than 3,828,677 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5,540th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 38.78

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Redd Foxx ranks 5,502 out of 8,832Before him are Juliet Stevenson, Roger Smith, Don Messick, Steven Weber, Angie Cepeda, and Dwight Frye. After him are Kathryn Erbe, Candace Cameron Bure, Ailee, Russell Wong, King Moody, and Angelique Boyer.

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Among people born in 1922, Redd Foxx ranks 279Before him are Fyvush Finkel, Leslie Marr, William Schallert, Coleen Gray, Melvin Laird, and Emil Wolf. After him are Kai Winding, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, John B. Anderson, Bert I. Gordon, Audrey Meadows, and Joan Caulfield. Among people deceased in 1991, Redd Foxx ranks 170Before him are Ken Curtis, Howard Ashman, Franz Brunner, Doc Pomus, Steve Clark, and Gloria Holden. After him are Eleanor Boardman, Forrest Towns, Danny Thomas, Hitoshi Igarashi, John Kerr, and Natalie Schafer.

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