Redd Foxx: Known as the "King of the Party Records", Foxx gained notoriety with his raunchy nightclub acts during the 1950s and 1960s. He also starred in Sanford and Son, The Redd Foxx Show and The Royal Family. His film roles included All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960) and Harlem Nights (1989).
John Elroy Sanford (better known as Redd Foxx), raised in Chicago and attended DuSable High School with Harold Washington. Foxx was also a childhood friend of Malcolm Little, who would later become Malcolm X.