• Keith Allen

    1923 - 2014

    Keith Allen (1923 - 2014)

    Allen played junior hockey for the Saskatoon Quakers in 1940–41, and then joined the Washington Eagles of the Eastern Amateur Hockey League for the 1941–42 season, followed by a year with the Buffalo Bisons of the American Hockey League. During the Second World War, he played on the Saskatoon Navy hockey team, and then played […]

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  • Ronnie “Fast Eddie” Allen

    1938 - 2013

    Ronnie “Fast Eddie” Allen (1938 - 2013)

    Born in Danville, Illinois, Ronnie Allen was there only a week, when his family had to move. His father was part-owner of a carnival, and the entire family, who worked at the carnival, moved every week to a new town.  When Ronnie was 11 years old, his father was killed in a motor vehicle accident, […]

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  • Annisteen Allen

    1920 - 1992

    Annisteen Allen (1920 - 1992)

    Annisteen Allen (born Ernestine Letitia Allen) (November 11, 1920, Champaign, Illinois – August 10, 1992, Harlem, New York City) was an American blues singer.  Allen’s first recordings were made in 1945, and included “Miss Annie’s Blues” and “Love for Sale”. She sang with Big John Greer, Wynonie Harris, and Lucky Millinder, and in 1951, Federal […]

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  • Chesney Allen

    1893 - 1982

    Chesney Allen (1893 - 1982)

    He was born William Ernest Chesney Allen in Battersea, London, England, married Aleta Cosette Turner in Leeds in 1926 and died in Midhurst, Sussex, England.  He began his career in straight acting, making his debut in stock at the Wimbledon Theatre, London, in 1912. As music hall comedians, they would often feature a mixture of […]

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  • Irving Allen

    1905 - 1987

    Irving Allen (1905 - 1987)

    Irving Allen (November 24, 1905 – December 17, 1987) was a theatrical and cinematic producer and director.  He won an Academy Award in 1948 for producing the short movie Climbing the Matterhorn. In the early 1950s he formed Warwick Films with partner Albert “Cubby” Broccoli and relocated to England to leverage film making against a […]

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  • Irwin Allen

    1916 - 1991

    Irwin Allen (1916 - 1991)

    Allen was born in New York City. His film credits include the 3-D film Dangerous Mission (1954), The Animal World (1956), The Story of Mankind (1957), The Big Circus (1959), The Lost World (1960), Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961) (later the basis of his TV series of the same name), and Five […]

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  • Rex Elvie Allen

    1920 - 1999

    Rex Elvie Allen (1920 - 1999)

    Allen was born to Horace E. Allen and Luella Faye Clark on a ranch in Mud Springs Canyon, 40 miles from Willcox, Arizona. As a boy he played guitar and sang at local functions with his fiddle-playing father until high school graduation when he toured the Southwest as a rodeo rider. He got his start […]

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  • James Allen

    1864 - 1912

    James Allen (1864 - 1912)

    Born in Leicester, England, into a working-class family, Allen was the elder of two brothers. His mother could neither read nor write while his father, William, was a factory knitter. In 1879 following a downturn in the textile trade of central England, Allen’s father travelled alone to America to find work and establish a new […]

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  • Marit Allen

    1941 - 2007

    Marit Allen (1941 - 2007)

    Marit Allen was born in Cheshire, England on 17 September 1941 to a Norwegian mother and an English father. She was a pupil at Adcote School, an independent girls’ boarding school in Shropshire from 1951 and 1959. She then graduated from the University of Grenoble, in France.  Allen’s career in fashion began in 1961 when […]

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  • Wanda Jean Allen

    1959 - 2001

    Wanda Jean Allen (1959 - 2001)

    Wanda Jean Allen was born in 1959, the second of eight children. Her mother was an alcoholic; her father left home after Wanda’s last sibling was born and the family lived in public housing and scraped by on public assistance.  At the age of 12, Allen was hit by a truck and knocked unconscious, and […]

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  • Forrest Allen

    1885 - 1974

    Forrest Allen (1885 - 1974)

    Forrest Allen coached at William Chrisman High School (then known as Independence High School) in Independence, Missouri, the University of Kansas, Baker University, Haskell Institute, and Warrensburg Teachers College in Warrensburg, Missouri. Allen began classes at the University of Kansas in 1904, where he lettered three years in basketball under James Naismith’s coaching, and two years […]

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  • Macon Bolling Allen

    1816 - 1894

    Macon Bolling Allen (1816 - 1894)

    Judicial Figure. He was the first African-American in United States history to received a law degree and to receive a judgeship. Born in Indiana as a freeman, he was self taught, and ultimately becoming a school teacher in Indiana where he taught for five years. In the late 1830’s he elected to move to Portland, […]

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  • Fred Allen

    1894 - 1956

    Fred Allen (1894 - 1956)

    Radio Entertainer, Actor. Born John Florence Sullivan on May 31, 1894, Fred Allen began his career in vaudeville before becoming one of radio’s most original and admired comedians. Allen began his radio career on October 23, 1932, starring on The Linit Bath Club Revue. By 1934, Allen was starring on Town Hall Tonight, a one-hour […]

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  • Irving Applebaum Allen

    1905 - 1987

    Irving Applebaum Allen (1905 - 1987)

    Film and Television Producer,  Director. He is best remembered today for the break up of his partnership with Albert “Cubby” Broccoli,  when he disagreed with Broccoli that the James Bond novel series would translate over to film. Allen reportedly told Bond author Ian Fleming during their initial meeting that his stories weren’t even good enough […]

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  • Lewis Maitland Allen

    1922 - 2003

    Lewis Maitland Allen (1922 - 2003)

    Motion Pictures Producer. Best known for producing the original stage production of “Annie,” for which he won a Tony. He also produced movies, including “Lord of the Flies” and “Fahrenheit 451.” (bio by: Jennifer M.)  Family links:  Parents:  Lewis M Allen (1874 – 1949)  Dorothy Gilpin Allen (1891 – 1970)  Spouse:  Jay Presson Allen (1922 […]

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  • Peter Allen

    1944 - 1992

    Peter Allen (1944 - 1992)

    Entertainer, Songwriter. Born in Australia, he was discovered in 1964 by the legendary Judy Garland while she was on tour in Hong Kong. She brought him to America, where his career thrived and he became the first husband of Garland’s daughter, Liza Minnelli (it was his only marriage.) They separated and divorced after Garland’s death […]

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  • Bambi Allen

    1938 - 1973

    Bambi Allen (1938 - 1973)

    Actress. Motion picture and television figure of the 1960s and 1970s who was popular in mainly low-budget exploitation films. She is best known for her appearence in the 1969 cult drive-in hit “Satan’s Sadists.” (bio by: A.J. Marik)

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  • Barbara Jo “Vera Vague” Allen

    1906 - 1974

    Barbara Jo “Vera Vague” Allen (1906 - 1974)

    Actress. She is best remembered as ‘Vera Vague’ the spinster character she created and portrayed on radio and in films during the 1940s and 1950s. As ‘Vera Vague’, she popularized the catch phrase “You dear boy!” Born in New York City, New York, her acting skills first appeared in school plays. She traveled to Paris, […]

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  • Billie Allen

    1925 - 2015

    Billie Allen (1925 - 2015)

    Actress. A versatile performer, she is remembered as one of the first black artists to achieve success on Broadway and to have a regular role in a television series. Born Wilhelmina Louise Allen, she was raised in Richmond’s West End, attended local schools as well as Hampton University, and in 1943 moved to New York […]

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  • Charme Allen

    1890 - 1980

    Charme Allen (1890 - 1980)

    Radio Actress. In the 1930s and 1940s, she was a regular announcer, on NBC and CBS Radio. She also appeared in the Columbia Works weekly series “The Life of Riley”, “Portrait of Jenny” and on USO broadcasts during World War II. (bio by: John “J-Cat” Griffith)

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  • Rose Allen

    1885 - 1977

    Rose Allen (1885 - 1977)

    Actress. Born in Missouri, she was most noted for role in the popular “Gang Busters” serial series of the 1930s. She also appeared in the films “The Dark Hour” (1936), “Birth Of The Blues” (1941), “My Favorite Blonde” (1942), “Ladies’ Man” (1947), “East of Eden” (1955) and “Miracle In The Eden” (1956). (bio by: John […]

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  • Rusty Allen

    1944 - 2004

    Rusty Allen (1944 - 2004)

    Actress. Born Terri Kay Dennis in Taylor County Texas, she was a model and a Playboy Bunny at the Miami Playboy Saloon, when she made her big screen debut in “Daughter Of The Sun” (1962). Her other film credits included “Girl Happy” (1965), “Black Spurs” (1965), “The Sexperts” (1965) and she appeared on the television […]

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  • Viola Allen

    1869 - 1948

    Viola Allen (1869 - 1948)

    Actress. Born into a theatrical family, she made her debut at age fifteen in “Esmeralda” with her father, character actor C. Leslie Allen. Over the years she took parts in various Shakespeare plays, including: “Twelfth Night,” “The Winter’s Tale,” “Cymbeline” and “As You Like It.”  Also, she played lead roles in two silents: “The White […]

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  • Corey Allen

    1934 - 2010

    Corey Allen (1934 - 2010)

    Actor, Director.  He is best remembered for his role as Buzz Gunderson in the classic 1955 film “Rebel Without a Cause”, in which he challenged James Dean to a deadly drag race. Born Alan Cohen, he studied Drama at UCLA and began his acting career in college stage productions, before making his screen debut in […]

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  • Dennis Roy Allen

    1940 - 1995

    Dennis Roy Allen (1940 - 1995)

    Actor. Best known for his appearances on the popular 1960s comedy-variety series, “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In.” He also appeared on “Love American Style.” (bio by: The Maltese Bippy) Cause of death: Lung cancer

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  • Lester Allen

    1891 - 1949

    Lester Allen (1891 - 1949)

    Entertainer. Born in Utica, New York, he made his stage debut in 1905 and joined forces with Nellie Breen to create the popular vaudeville comedy duo, Allen & Breen. He enjoyed even greater success as a solo act and was a frequent emcee at New York’s Palace Theatre. On Broadway, the dapper, mustachioed Allen was […]

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  • Barbara Jo “Vera Vague” Allen

    1906 - 1974

    Barbara Jo “Vera Vague” Allen (1906 - 1974)

    Actress. She is best remembered as ‘Vera Vague’ the spinster character she created and portrayed on radio and in films during the 1940s and 1950s. As ‘Vera Vague’, she popularized the catch phrase “You dear boy!” Born in New York City, New York, her acting skills first appeared in school plays. She traveled to Paris, […]

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  • Billie Allen

    1925 - 2015

    Billie Allen (1925 - 2015)

    Actress. A versatile performer, she is remembered as one of the first black artists to achieve success on Broadway and to have a regular role in a television series. Born Wilhelmina Louise Allen, she was raised in Richmond’s West End, attended local schools as well as Hampton University, and in 1943 moved to New York […]

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  • Judge Macon Bolling Allen

    1816 - 1894

    Judge Macon Bolling Allen (1816 - 1894)

    Judicial Figure. He was the first African-American in United States history to received a law degree and to receive a judgeship. Born in Indiana as a freeman, he was self taught, and ultimately becoming a school teacher in Indiana where he taught for five years. In the late 1830’s he elected to move to Portland, […]

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  • Hervey Allen, Jr

    1889 - 1949

    Hervey Allen, Jr (1889 - 1949)

    Novelist. His many works include, “Wampum And Old Gold” (1921), “The Bride Of Huitzell: An Aztec Legend” (1922), “Carolina Chansons: Legends Of The Low Country” (1922), “The Blindman: A Ballad Of Nogent L’Artaud” (1923), “Earth Moods And Other Poems” (1925), “Christmas Epithlamium” (1925), “Toward The Flame” (1926), “New Legends: Poems” (1929), “Sarah Simon: Character Atlantean” […]

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