Redd Foxx, who was born John Elroy Sanford on December 9, 1922, in St. Louis, Missouri, was an American stand-up comedian and actor. He is known as the “Kind of the Party Records” for performing more than 50 records in his lifetime.
Foxx had married four times, Evelyn Killebrew (1948-1951), Yun Chi Chung (1976-1981), Betty Jean Harris (1956-1975), and Ka Ho Cho (1991-1991). He had adopted his third wife’s daughter, Debraca Denise Foxx after marrying her.
Redd Foxx died at the age of 68 due to a heart attack on October 11, 1991. He was buried at Palm Memorial Park in Las Vegas.