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  1. 'Sanford and Son' truck and Rollo to reunite at Hard Rock RocksinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Cleveland.com

    ... was sacred. Even in death he kept them laughing. You might know Taylor as Rollo - the jive-talking cat on "Sanford and Son." Yeah, that's him: The dude in the snazzy leather jacket, with the nappy hair and the mackin' plan. On Sunday, Rollo is ...

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  2. Lorraine Hansberry Awards to Honor Five Native ChicagoansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Teeth. Her television credits include Kojak, The Rockford Files, Roots: The Next Generation, The Waltons, Sanford and Son, The Jesse Owens Story, 22, Moesha, Sister Sister, Generation, Dangerous Women, Port Charles, The Practice and Cold Case. ...

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  3. Final resting place: 11 celebs you might not know are buried in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... Fox, whose real name was Jon Elroy Sanford, was best known for his role as Fred Sanford on the TV sitcom "Sanford and Son," which ran for six seasons from 1972 to 1977. He died in Los Angeles when he suffered a heart attack on set while rehearsing ...

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  4. Sons of Sanford draw sonic sustenance from 1970sRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The London Free Press

    ... An admirer of Knapp and his crew wondered if there would be a cover from the TV show - the Redd Foxx-vehicle Sanford and Son - that inspired the band's name. The TV show's theme has street cred. It was penned by famous composer Quincy Jones and is ...

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  5. Look Back ... to the passing of a lauded Southern editor, 1941Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Anniston Star

    ... Demond Wilson as the actor who plays Lamont Sanford in front of a ''live television audience'' on reruns of Sanford and Son . This week, the Rev. Elder Demond Wilson is appearing before a live audience in Hobson City, speaking to members of the Oak ...

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  6. Health Lines: Benefits of exercise go far beyond weight lossRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | Newms360.com

    Redd Foxx, who played Fred Sanford on TV's "Sanford and Son," had a quote that "Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing." While humorous and thought provoking, it fails to appreciate the concept of "quality of life."

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  7. LaMonte McLemore of The 5th Dimension Shares Memories of Broadway,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and Redd Foxx became personal friends; did you know Redd wanted me to play his son on the classic sit-com, "Sanford and Son." That's why he named him "Lamont." LaMonte: I retired from The 5th Dimension after 40 years. The group continues today with ...

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  8. Movie Talk: 'Batman V Superman' Official Gear Hits the WebRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Collider

    ... I Said? . The report claims that Morgan is in negotiations to play Redd Foxx, the star of the famous TV show Sanford and Son who gave Pryor his start in comedy. Morgan will be joining Eddie Murphy who plays Pryor's father Leroy Pryor, Taraji P. ...

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  9. Tracy Morgan will play Redd Foxx in the Richard Pryor biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Digital Trends

    ... honor to portray an icon." An irreverent, often raunchy comedian who went on to star in the hit NBC sitcom Sanford and Son , Foxx gave Pryor a big break early in his career when the older comedian chose the younger stand-up to be his opening act. ...

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  10. Tracy Morgan may play comedian Redd Foxx as part of acting comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | KXVO

    ... Lee Daniels ' upcoming Richard Pryor biopic. Foxx, of course, is known for starring in the classic TV sitcom Sanford and Son, but is perhaps lesser known for giving Pryor his start by allowing Pryor to open for him in the comedy club he owned. Other ...

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  11. Tracy Morgan To Possibly Play Redd Foxx In Richard Pryor BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... pushed Pryor to open up and embrace his culture. Foxx later on in life starred in the 1970's comedy sitcom "Sanford and Son" while Pryor starred in "Harlem Nights" with Eddie Murphy.

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  12. Tracy Morgan to Portray Redd Foxx in Upcoming BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... owner of a local comedy club where Pryor first started his career. He would later star in the 1970's sitcom, Sanford and Son. In a statement today, Morgan commented, "Mr. Foxx, I hope I do you justice! It will be an honor to portray an icon." As ...

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  13. Andy Kaufman, Redd Foxx hologram comedy tour planned for 2016Read the original story

    Oct 24, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... characters and catchphrases, such as Kaufman's Mighty Mouse routine and Foxx's heart-attack lines from "Sanford and Son" ("You hear that, Elizabeth? I'm coming to join you, honey!"). The companies didn't provide info on venues or other details of ...

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  14. Andy Kaufman, Redd Foxx Get the Hologram TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | MSNBC

    ... es and the character Latka on "Taxi." Foxx was beloved for his raunchy brand of humor and his role on NBC's "Sanford and Son."

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  15. Andy Kaufman, Redd Foxx hologram comedy tour planned for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... characters and catchphrases, such as Kaufman's Mighty Mouse routine and Foxx's heart-attack lines from "Sanford and Son" ("You hear that, Elizabeth? I'm coming to join you, honey!"). The companies didn't provide info on venues or other details of ...

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  16. Andy Kaufman and Redd Foxx Return to Stage via Hologram USARead the original story

    Oct 23, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    ... million copies-before becoming a bonafide superstar as the beloved character Fred Sanford from the NBC hit Sanford and Son . He went on from Sanford and Son to produce his own variety show and to become a major Las Vegas headliner until his death in ...

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  17. Know What a "Moppa" Is? TV is RAAAYCIST! & Other Crap I Learned From the EmmysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Debbie Schlussel

    So, to sum up: #Emmys honored gays, trannies, lectures about how we're all RACIST! and Jon Hamm for worst season ever of Mad Men #tcot #gop Do you know what a "Moppa" is? No worries if you don't. That means you didn't watch last night's Emmys .

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