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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 »

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How much of Dave Allen's work have you seen?
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

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 1996 Vintage Dave Allen (Video)
 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 (2 credits)
Show Show Self (38 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[Richard III] Lo, here I lend thee this sharp-pointed sword, Which if thou please to hide in this true breast And let the soul forth that adoreth thee, I lay it naked to the deadly stroke And humbly beg the death upon my knee. [She stabs him] You weren't supposed to do that! See more »

Trivia:

Died 2 months before his wife Karin gave birth to their first child. See more »

Trademark:

cigarette See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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