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Gene Allen (I) (1918–2015)

Gene Allen was born on June 17, 1918 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Eugene Allen. He was an art director and production designer, known for My Fair Lady (1964), Let's Make Love (1960) and The Making of 'My Fair Lady' (1995). He was married to Iris. He died on October 7, 2015 in Newport Beach, California. See full bio »

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 1964 My Fair Lady
 1962 Something's Got to Give (Short)
 1960 A Breath of Scandal (uncredited)
 1960 Heller in Pink Tights (as Eugene Allen)
 1958 Merry Andrew
 1957 Les Girls
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A cop! Gene Allen followed his Irish father, becoming a Los Angeles Police Department foot soldier, an officer on foot patrol. After serving in the United States Navy during World War II, Allen went to art school to pursue his career. With his artistic talents and a portfolio, while employed as a patrolman, off duty "Eugene" made the usual rounds of the film studios' art departments seeking ... See more »

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