Biography: He was a real life Los
shoeshiner and sometimes actor. In fact, his rhythmic shining
technique was the inspiration for the 1950 country hit "Chattanoogie
Shoe-Shine Boy" by Red Foley.
Sanford & Son
(1972-1977 TV Series):
Leroy in "A House is not a Pool Room".
Sanford & Son (1972-1977 TV
Leroy- Played by Leroy "Sloppy"
Daniels. He was one of Fred's fat buddies that you only saw in
the second and third seasons of the shows. I always liked it when
Fred, Bubba, Leroy, and Skillet partied down. He's a very
memorable character, but not in as many episodes as you would
think. Leroy was only in five shows. The characters of
Leroy and Skillet were later written out of the series and as Fred
explained to Lamont, they didn't want to hang around him because he was
A Visit from Lena Horne (12 January 1973) - Leroy
Watts Side Story (26 January 1973) - Leroy
Presenting the Three Degrees (5 October 1973)
A House is not a Pool Room (23 November 1973) -
Wine, Women and Aunt Esther
(14 December 1973) - Leroy