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David Allen (LXXXVI) (1936–2005)

Born of a prominent Irish journalist in Dublin, Ireland, Dave Allen started out working and touring through English theatres and night clubs. Only occasionally working on radio, he made his first TV appearance on the BBC's "New Faces." He managed to tour with The Beatles while they were still starting out and soon managed to get an eight-month TV ... See full bio »


(age 68) in London, England, UK

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 1993 Dave Allen (TV Series) (writer - as Dave Allen)
  Dave Allen at Large (TV Series) (1 episode, 1971) (writer - 17 episodes, 1971 - 1979)
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 1978 Dave Allen in the Enchanted Garden (TV Series documentary) (as Dave Allen)
 1977 Dave Allen and Friends (TV Series documentary) (as Dave Allen)
 1974 Dave Allen: Eccentrics at Play (TV Movie documentary) (as Dave Allen)
 1969 Dave Allen in the Melting Pot (TV Movie documentary) (as Dave Allen)
 1968 The Dave Allen Show (TV Series) (writer - as Dave Allen)
 1967 Tonight with Dave Allen (TV Series) (as Dave Allen)
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5' 9½" (1.77 m)

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Personal Quote:

[usual sign-off line from his television shows] Goodnight, good luck, and may your God go with you.


Children: Jane O'Mahony (born 1966), Edward James Tynan O'Mahony (born 1968). See more »


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