Description: Fred Sanford (Redd Foxx) and his son, Lamont (Demond Wilson) owned a junk and salvage yard in South Central Los Angeles on the sitcom SANFORD & SON/NBC/1972-77. To pick up and transport their wares the Sanford's used two trucks during the series. The first and most recognized was a faded-red 1951 Ford pickup. The second was a 1947 Mercury M-47.
Redd Foxx was born John Elroy Sanford was born in St. Louis on December 9, 1922. With a ruddy complexion, “Redd” became a fast nickname. He derived Foxx from admirable Major League Baseball player, Jimmie Foxx.
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