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Steve Allen (I) (1921–2000)


Steve Allen was born on December 26, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA as Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen. He was married to Jayne Meadows and Dorothy Goodman. He died on October 30, 2000 in Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

I've Got a Secret
I've Got a Secret Himself - Moderator / Himself - Guest / Himself - Panelist / Himself - Modertor
(1952-1967)
What's My Line?
What's My Line? Himself - Panelist / Himself - Mystery Guest / Himself - Guest Panelist
(1951-1967)
The New Steve Allen Show
The New Steve Allen Show Himself - Host
(1961-1964)
Great Balls of Fire!
(1989)

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 2016 Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words (Documentary) (performer: "Improvised Concerto For Two Bicycles, Pre-Recorded Tape And Musicians") / (writer: "Improvised Concerto For Two Bicycles, Pre-Recorded Tape And Musicians")
 2015 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Special 2015 (2015) ... (writer: "Cool Yule" - uncredited)
 2003 Stealing Christmas (TV Movie) (writer: "Cool Yule")
 2003 Stealing Sinatra (writer: "This Could Be The Start Of Something Big")
 2001 Serendipity (writer: "Cool Yule")
 2001 Blow (writer: "Cool Yule")
 2000 Small Time Crooks (writer: "This Could Be the Start of Something Big")
 2000 Boltneck (writer: "With You")
 2000 Isn't She Great (writer: "This Could Be the Start of Something Big")
 1998 I'll Be Home for Christmas (writer: "Cool Yule")
 1997 Clockwatchers (performer: "Theme From a Man Called Dagger") / (writer: "Theme From a Man Called Dagger")
 1996 Hard Core Logo (writer: "This Could Be The Start Of Something Big")
 1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (writer: "This Could Be the Start of Something")
 1993 Candles, Snow and Mistletoe (writer: "Cool Yule")
 1992 Mr. Saturday Night (writer: "This Could Be the Start of Something")
 1991 The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Like Father, Like Clown (1991) ... ("This Could Be The Start Of Something", uncredited)
  Midnight Caller (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1991) (music - 1 episode, 1991)
- That's Amoré (1991) ... (lyrics: "Pretend You Don't See Her") / (music: "Pretend You Don't See Her")
 1990 The Long Walk Home (writer: "PICNIC")
 1990 Goodfellas (writer: "Pretend You Don't See Her")
 1989 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Save Mr. Peck's: Part 2 (1989) ... (performer: "The Ho Ho Song")
 1988 Let's Get Lost (Documentary) ("This Could be the Start of Something Big")
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie) (lyrics: "I Hate Dogs and Cats", "There's Something to Say for Hatred", "There's No Way Home", "Laugh", "Why Do People...", "Off With Their Heads", "Nonsense", "How d'you do, Shake Hands", "Jam Tomorrow, Jam Yesterday", "We are Dancing", "Can You Do Addition?", "Emotions", "Hush-a-Bye Lady", "Can You Hear Us, Alice?") / (music: "I Hate Dogs and Cats", "You Are Old, Father William", "There's Something to Say for Hatred", "There's No Way Home", "Laugh", "Why Do People...", "Off With Their Heads", "Nonsense", "How d'you do, Shake Hands", "The Walrus and the Carpenter", "Jam Tomorrow, Jam Yesterday", "The Lion and the Unicorn", "We are Dancing", "Can You Do Addition?", "Emotions", "Hush-a-Bye Lady", "Welcome Queen Alice", "Can You Hear Us, Alice?")
 1981 This Is Elvis (writer: "Yippe Yay Yo Yay Yea" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1976) (writer - 1 episode, 1976)
- Episode #15.161 (1976) ... (performer: "Baby") / (writer: "Baby")
 1972 I've Got a Secret (TV Series) (writer: "The Start of Something Big")
 1968 A Man Called Dagger (writer: "A Man Called Dagger")
 1963 Bandstand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 August 1963 (1963) ... (writer: "This Could Be The Start Of Something")
  The New Steve Allen Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1963) (writer - 1 episode, 1963)
- Episode dated 27 March 1963 (1963) ... (performer: "Concerto For Two Bicycles" - uncredited) / (writer: "Concerto For Two Bicycles" - uncredited)
 1962 To Tell the Truth (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 December 1962 (1962) ... (writer: "This Could Be The Start Of Something")
 1961 The Magic Fountain (writer: "The Magic Fountain")
  The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes, 1957 - 1960) (writer - 2 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (music - 2 episodes, 1957)
- Ginger Rogers/Tony Bennett/Henny Youngman/Errol Garner (1960) ... (performer: "This Could Be the Start Of Something Big" - uncredited) / (writer: "This Could Be the Start Of Something Big" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.7 (1959) ... (writer: "'Richard Diamond' Theme (The Girl With The Long Black Hair)")
- Episode #4.2 (1958) ... (performer: "I Remember it Well", "Back in Your Own Backyard")
- Episode #2.33 (1957) ... (performer: "All of You")
- Episode #2.30 (1957) ... (music: "The Mambo, Tango, Samba, Calypso, Rhumba Blues" - uncredited) / (performer: "The Mambo, Tango, Samba, Calypso, Rhumba Blues" - uncredited)
  The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 1956 - 1960) (performer - 1 episode, 1957)
- Johnny Cash and Homer & Jethroe (1960) ... (writer: "Cotton Candy and a Toy Balloon" - uncredited)
- José Ferrer (1958) ... (writer: "Cotton Candy and a Toy Balloon" - uncredited)
- Dr. Frank Baxter (1957) ... (writer: "Cotton Candy and a Toy Balloon" - uncredited)
- Steve Allen (1957) ... (performer: "Cotton Candy and a Toy Balloon", "Hogtied Over You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Cotton Candy and a Toy Balloon" - uncredited)
- Michael Romanov and Reginald Gardiner (1956) ... (writer: "Cotton Candy and a Toy Balloon" - uncredited)
 1956 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 2 June 1956 (1956) ... (lyrics: "Picnic")
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story (performer: "Original Dixieland One Step")
 1955 Picnic (lyrics: "Theme from Picnic")
 1953 Walking My Baby Back Home ("South Rampart Street Parade")
 1953 Tonight! (TV Series) (performer: "This Could Be the Start of Something Big") / (writer: "This Could Be the Start of Something Big")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Murder in Manhattan". New York: Kensington Publishing Corporation, ISBN 0821730339 See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Steven Allen | Steve & Jayne

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

Nothing is quite as funny as the unintended humor of reality. See more »

Trivia:

Named to Academy of Television Arts and Sciences [ATAS/NATAS] "Hall of Fame" in 1986. See more »

Trademark:

Distinctive voice See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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