Red Skelton always wanted to make people laugh. He was a clown at a young age in Vincennes, Indiana. He did a TV special called "Clown Alley" with celebrities friends and professional clowns.
Red was told that his father was a clown. There is a timeline the shows Red's father and circus history.
Red was fiends to Clyde Beatty and Emmett Kelly.
Clown honored Red with memberships to Clown Alleys and he kept clown gifts and paintings.