Redd Foxx - Video In A Plain Brown Wrapper (1983) | HD Live Concert Film
After the home video success of Richard Pryor: Live In Concert (1978) and Eddie Murphy: Delirious(1983), Redd Foxx Executive Produced and filmed this one hour concert video of his Las Vegas act, which was released onVHS/Beta in 1983, but was never published on DVD. Its all classic Redd, including his classic closer, "You Gotta Wash Your Ass." From The Out of the Woods Collection. Presented for Historical purposes. Feel free to like, comment subscribe.
John Elroy Sanford (December 9, 1922 – October 11, 1991), better known by his screen name Redd Foxx, was an American stand-up comedian and actor, best remembered for his explicit comedy records and his starring role on the 1970s sitcom Sanford and Son. Foxx gained notoriety 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 also starred in Sanford, The Redd Foxx Show and The Royal Family. His film projects included All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960), Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970), Norman... Is That You? (1976) and Harlem Nights (1989).
In 2004, Comedy Central Presents: 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time ranked Foxx as the 24th best stand-up comedian. Foxx not only influenced many comedians, but was often portrayed in popular culture as well, mainly as a result of his famous catchphrases, body language and facial expressions exhibited on Sanford and Son. During the show's five year run, Foxx won a Golden Globe Award and received an additional three nominations, along with three Primetime Emmy Award nominations.
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