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Redd Foxx est un Acteur Américain né le 9 décembre 1922 à Saint-Louis (Etats-Unis)

Redd Foxx

Redd Foxx
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Nom de naissance Jon Elroy Sanford
Nationalité Etats-Unis
Naissance 9 décembre 1922 à Saint-Louis (Etats-Unis)
Mort 11 octobre 1991 (à 68 ans) à Los Angeles (Etats-Unis)

Redd Foxx est un acteur américain né le 9 décembre 1922 à Saint-Louis, Missouri (États-Unis), décédé le 11 octobre 1991 à Los Angeles (Californie).


Redd Foxx was married four times. His first marriage was to Evelyn Killebrew in 1948 and ended in divorce in 1951.

His second marriage in 1956 was to Betty Jean Harris, a showgirl and dancer, who was a colleague of LaWanda Page (later to be Foxx's TV rival Aunt Esther on Sanford and Son). Foxx adopted Harris's nine-year-old daughter Debraca, who assumed the surname "Foxx". This marriage ended in divorce in 1975.

Foxx next wed Korean-American Yun Chi Chung in 1976, but the marriage ended in 1981.

At the time of his death, Foxx was married to Ka Ho Cho, who used the name Ka Ho Foxx.

Financial and tax problems
According to People Magazine, "Foxx reportedly once earned $4 million in a single year, but depleted his fortune with a lavish lifestyle, exacerbated by what he called 'very bad management.'" Contributing to his problems was a 1981 divorce settlement of $300,000 paid to his third wife. In 1983 he filed for bankruptcy, with proceedings continued at least through 1989.

The IRS filed tax liens against Redd Foxx's property for income taxes he owed for the years 1983 through 1986 totaling $755,166.21. On November 28, 1989, the IRS seized his home in Las Vegas and seven vehicles (including a 1927 Model T, a 1975 Panther J72, a 1983 Zimmer, and a Vespa motor scooter) to pay the taxes which by then had grown to $996,630, including penalties and interest. Agents also seized "$12,769 in cash and a dozen guns, including a semiautomatic pistol," among some 300 items in total, reportedly leaving only Foxx's bed.
Foxx stated that the IRS "took my necklace and the ID bracelet off my wrist and the money out of my pocket . . . I was treated like I wasn't human at all."

It has been reported that, at the time of his death in 1991, Foxx owed more than $3.6 million in taxes.

Le plus souvent avec

Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy
(1 films)
Ossie Davis
Ossie Davis
(1 films)
Stan Shaw
Stan Shaw
(1 films)
George Furth
George Furth
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmographie de Redd Foxx (4 films)

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Les nuits de Harlem, 1h56
Réalisé par Eddie Murphy
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Thriller, Comédie, Comédie dramatique, Action, Policier
Thèmes La musique, Le hip-hop, Hold up, Gangsters, Escroquerie
Acteurs Eddie Murphy, Redd Foxx, Danny Aiello, Richard Pryor, Michael Lerner, Della Reese
Rôle Bennie Wilson
Note61% 3.050053.050053.050053.050053.05005
À Harlem, « Sugar » Ray est le patron d'un casino clandestin, il doit faire face aux pressions, tant des autres gangsters que celles des policiers véreux qui voudraient le voir hors du circuit. Mais dans le monde du crime organisé des années 1920, tous les coups bas sont permis.
Le Casse de l'oncle Tom, 1h37
Réalisé par Ossie Davis
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Comédie, Action, Aventure, Policier
Thèmes Buddy movie
Acteurs Raymond St. Jacques, Godfrey Cambridge, Calvin Lockhart, Judy Pace, Redd Foxx, John Anderson
Rôle Uncle Bud / Booker Washington Sims
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Un pecheur noir escroque les habitants de Harlem en leur vendant un hypothetique billet pour retourner en Afrique, puis organise le hold-up de la caisse.
Housecoat 3, 1h19
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Comédie romantique
Acteurs Christopher Hewett, Charlotte Rae, Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano, Steve Guttenberg, Redd Foxx

Renee Jeffers (Reese) is an up-and-coming Boston heiress from an "old money" family who spends her days in the family manor. Trouble arrives when Jay Tanner (Danza), an uncouth but wealthy business entrepreneur, tries to win her hand in marriage. Renee's best friend Edie (Milano) is secretly in love with Tanner. Hewett and Rae reprise their roles as Edmund and Hattie, members of the household wait staff, who offer conflicting advice to the bewildered Renee.