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Dave Allen (VI) (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)
  Dave Allen at Large (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1971 - 1972) (writer - 17 episodes, 1971 - 1979)
- Episode dated 26 December 1979 (1979) ... (writer)
- Special (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.6 (1976) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.5 (1976) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.4 (1976) ... (writer)
 1978 Dave Allen in the Enchanted Garden (TV Series documentary)
 1977 Dave Allen and Friends (TV Series documentary)
 1974 Dave Allen: Eccentrics at Play (TV Movie documentary)
 1969 Dave Allen in the Melting Pot (TV Movie documentary)
 1968 The Dave Allen Show (TV Series) (writer)
 1967 Tonight with Dave Allen (TV Series)
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Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (37 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)

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1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | See more »


5' 9½" (1.77 m)

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[usual sign-off line from his television shows] Goodnight, thank you, and may your God go with you. See more »


Except for comedy sketches involving more than one participant, Allen always delivered his monologue seated in a studio chair, effectively making him a "sit-down" comedian. See more »


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