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Redd Foxx

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Foxx was really the king of comedy and timing. He had one of the fastest comedic minds on the planet.
Dick Gregory, as quoted in "Famed Comedian Redd Foxx is Celebrated in New Book, The Life and Times of Redd Fox", in Jet Vol. 96, No. 7 (19 July 1999), p. 40

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