Red Skelton was a famous American comedian and entertainer. He is best known as the host of ‘The Red Skeleton Show’ and also for his television and national radio acts. ‘The Doughnut Dunkers’ was a pantomime sketch that he wrote with his wife. He began his career with this pantomime sketch on films, radio and vaudeville. Comedian-turned-actor, he then started performing self-written soliloquies. ‘Old Whitey’ and ‘The Ventriloquist’ are two of the books written by him. He was also inclined towards paintings and this remained as a hobby until 1964 when his wife convinced him to showcase his artworks at ‘Sands Hotel’ in Las Vegas. According to his art dealer, Skelton is believed to have earned more through his art works than his television career. Skelton’s words, views and thoughts on life, movies, comedy, and happiness are very inspiring and stimulating. We have gathered few of Red Skelton’s thoughts and quotes from his life, works, writings and books.
If by chance some day you're not feeling well and you should remember some silly thing I've said or done and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart, then my purpose as your clown has been fulfilled.