Paul Skelton

A celebrated scion of a famous family.

Paul Skelton
Full NamePaul Skelton

Is Paul Skelton a nepo baby?

It's very likely! Paul Skelton comes from the illustrious Skelton family. They have six celebrities in their family. With thirty-five credited apperances in TV, film, and video.

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Family Tree

Known by his illustrious birth name, Red Skelton, he is the son of a former circus clown turned grocer and a cleaning woman. At a young age, he was introduced to show business by none other than the esteemed Ed Wynn, at a vaudeville show in Vincennes. Red Skelton followed his love of the art and at age 10, left home to travel with a medicine show through the Midwest and by age 15, he joined the vaudeville circuit. At age 18, he married Edna Marie Stilwell, an usher who became his vaudeville partner, chief writer and manager. He debuted on Broadway, radio and film in 1937, 1938 and 1951, respectively. It was also in 1951 that his ex-wife/manager negotiated a seven-year Hollywood contract for him and the same year The Red Skelton Hower Hour debuted on television. Red Skelton has since become an iconic figure in the entertainment world and his legacy lives on.

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