Jed Allan Poster

Other Works

  • Hosted "Celebrity Bowling" and the "New Celebrity Bowling" for several years
  • TV commercials for Amana (spokeman) (1978-84)
  • Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1962) Stage Play: All American. Musical comedy. Book by Mel Brooks. Music by Charles Strouse. Lyrics by Lee Adams. Based on the novel "Professor Fodorski" by Robert Lewis Taylor. Dance arrangements by John Morris. Musical Director: John Morris. Music orchestrated by Robert Ginzler. Musical continuity by Trude Rittman. Lighting and Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Joshua Logan. Winter Garden Theatre: 19 Mar 1962- 26 May 1962 (80 performances). Cast: Ray Bolger (as "Professor Fodorski"), Anita Gillette (as "Susan"), Eileen Herlie (as "Elizabeth Hawkes-Bullock ), Ron Husmann (as "Edwin Bricker"), Fritz Weaver (as "Henderson"), Will B. Able (as "Immigrant/Taxi/Peddler/President Piedmont"), Jed Allan (as "Immigrant/Policeman/Football Player/Craven/Singing Ensemble"), Don Atkinson (as "Immigrant/Dancing Ensemble"), Robert Bakanic [credited as Bob Bakanic] (as "Gorilla/Fountainhead/Dancing Ensemble"), Vicki Belmonte (as "Immigrant/Singing Ensemble"), Bonnie Brody (as "Immigrant/Bride/Chewing Gum Girl/Singing Ensemble"), Bill Burns (as "Immigrant/Cowboy/Football Player/Wyler/Singing Ensemble"), Trudy Carole (as "Immigrant/First Girl/Dancing Ensemble"), Cathy Conklin (as "Dancing Ensemble"), John Drew (as "Immigrant/Football Player/Singing Ensemble"), Anthony Falco (as "Immigrant/Phillips/Singing Ensemble"), Mary Jane Ferguson (as "Immigrant/Mannikin/Dancing Ensemble"), Catherine Gale (as "Immigrant/Singing Ensemble"), Joseph Gentry (as "Immigrant/Con Ed Worker/Football Player"), Michael Gentry (as "Immigration Officer/Taxi/Football Player"), Linda Rae Hager (as "Immigrant/Dancing Ensemble"), Warren Hays (as "Immigrant/Professor White/Singing Ensemble"), Jerry Howard (as "Immigrant/Football Player"), Ed Kresley (as "Second Boy/Dancing Ensemble"), Bill Landrum (as "Immigrant/Football Player/Dancing Ensemble"), George Lindsey (as "Immigrant/Second Sightseeing Tour Guide/Moose"), Robert Lone (as "Flight Attendant/Cowboy/First Boy/Dancing Ensemble"), Sherri Spillane [credited as Selma Malinou] (as "Immigrant/Singing Ensemble"), Mort Marshall (as "Fleisser/Drunk/Coach Hulkington Stockworth/Hulk"), Barney Martin (as "Head Immigration Officer/Taxi/Assistant Coach/Red Stern"), Joe McWherter (as "Immigrant/Football Player"), Charlene Mehl (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Betty Oakes (as "Katrinka/Park Avenue Couple/House Mother/Whistler's Mother/Secretary"), Fred Randall (as "Taxi/Football Player"), Norman Riggins (as "Immigrant/Taxi/Singing Ensemble"), Lori Rogers (as "Airline Stewardess/Singing Ensemble"), Karen Sargent (as "Immigrant/Second Girl/Baton Twirler/Dancing Ensemble"), Bill Starr (as "Immigrant/Football Player/Farquar"), David Thomas (as "Shindler/Park Avenue Couple/Professor Dawson"), Sharon Vaughn (as "Immigrant/Homecoming Queen/Singing Ensemble"), Frank Virgulto (as "Swing Boy"), Kip Watson (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Bernard West [credited as Bernie West] (as "Feinschveiger/Sightseeing Tour Guide/Dr. Snopes"). Understudies: Will B. Able (as "Henderson/Professor Fodorski"), Betty Oakes (as "Elizabeth Hawkes-Bullock"). Produced by Edward Padula. Produced in association with L. Slade Brown.
  • (1963) Stage Play: Barefoot in the Park. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Biltmore Theatre: 23 Oct 1963- 25 Jun 1967 (1520 performances + 2 previews that began on 21 Oct 1963). Cast: Elizabeth Ashley (as "Corie Bratter"), Kurt Kasznar [final Broadway role] (as "Victor Velasco"), Mildred Natwick (as "Mrs. Banks"), Robert Redford [final Broadway role before concentrating on film career] (as "Paul Bratter"), Herbert Edelman (as "Telephone Man"), Joseph Keating (as "Delivery Man"). Standbys: E.J. Peaker (as "Corie Bratter"), Gene Rupert (as "Paul Bratter"). Understudies: Herb Edelman (as "Victor Velasco"), Ruth Gregory (as "Mrs. Banks"). Replacement actors during run: Ilka Chase [final Broadway role] (as "Mrs. Banks") [from 23 May 1966- ?], Joel Crothers (as "Paul Bratter") [from 29 Aug 1966- ?], Penny Fuller [Broadway debut] (as "Corie Bratter") [from 8 Jun 1964- ?], Eileen Heckart (as "Mrs. Banks") [from 20 Sep 1965- ?], Judd Hirsch [Broadway debut] (as "Telephone Man"), Charles Korvin [final Broadway role] (as "Victor Velasco") [from 20 Sep 1965- ?], Joan McCall (as "Corie Bratter") [from ? May 1967- 25 Jun 1967], Jules Munshin (as "Victor Velasco") [from 21 Feb 1966- ?], Stephen Pearlman (as "Telephone Man"), Robert Reed [Broadway debut] (as "Paul Bratter") [from 7 Sep 1964- ?], Tony Roberts [credited as Anthony Roberts] (as "Paul Bratter") [from 5 Apr 1965- ?], Wood Romoff [credited as Woody ROmanoff] (as "Victor Velasco"), Sylvia Sidney (as "Mrs. Banks") [from 4 Apr 1967- ?], Joan Van Ark [Broadway debut] (as "Corie Bratter") [from 23 May 1966- ?]. Standbys: Jed Allan (as "Paul Bratter"), Beverlee McKinsey (as "Corie Bratter"). Understudies: Joseph Keating (as "Victor Velasco"), Ruth Matteson [final Broadway role] (as "Mrs. Banks"). Produced by Arnold Saint Subber. Produced in association with Ellen Enterprises Inc. Note: Filmed as Barefoot in the Park (1967).
  • (1967) Stage Play: The Paisley Convertible. Comedy. Written by Harry Cauley. Lighting and Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by James Hammerstein. Henry Miller's Theatre: 11 Feb 1967- 18 Feb 1967 (9 performances + 18 previews). Cast: Jed Allan (as "Ralph Keppleman"), Bill Bixby (as "Charlie Rodgers"), Joyce Bulifant (as "Amy Rodgers"), Marsha Hunt (as "Meg Tynan"), Betsy von Furstenberg (as "Sylvia Greer"). Understudies: Richard Hoffman (as "Charlie Rodgers/Ralph Keppleman"), Jen Nelson (as "Meg Tynan") and Mary Rausch (as "Amy Rodgers/Sylvia Greer"). Produced by Michael Ellis.

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