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Chesney Allen (1893–1982)

Chesney Allen was born on April 5, 1893 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. He was an actor, known for Atonement (2007), A Fire Has Been Arranged (1935) and Gasbags (1941). He was married to Aleta Allen. He died on November 13, 1982 in Midhurst, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Gasbags
Gasbags Ches
(1941)
Listen to Britain
Listen to Britain Himself - Flanagan & Allen
(1942)

Filmography

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 1963 Bud (TV Series)
 1957 Together Again (TV Series)
Various characters
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... Various characters
 1946 Here Comes the Sun
Ches Allen
 1944 Dreaming
Ches
 1941 Gasbags
Ches
 1934 Wild Boy
Auctioneer and Bookmaker
 1933 They're Off (Short)
 1932 The Bailiffs (Short)
Meredith
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Other Works:

He performed in the show, "Underneath the Arches," at the Holborn Empire Theatre in Holborn, London, England with Bud Flanagan, Lawrence Tiller Girls, Elsie Prince, June Carr, and Irene Crawford in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Flanagan & Allen | Flanagan and Allen
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Although nominally a comedy double act, Flanagan & Allen were also known for their renditions of popular songs, the most famous of which was "Underneath The Arches." See more »

Nickname:

Ches

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Aries

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