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Gracie Allen (1895–1964)

She and her husband-to-be became the comedy team of Burns & Allen in 1922 (she was the daft one). They remained spouses and performing partners until her passing. See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Other Works:

(1943-04-24) Radio Show: Command Performance See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Grace Allen | Allen


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[In a campaign speech (1940) when she was running opposite FDR on the 'Surprise Party' ticket] As I look around me and see all all these trusting and believing faces shining up at me with love and respect, tears come into my eyes. And do you know why? My girdle is killing me. See more »


The Gracie Allen rose (scientific name Rosa 'WEKuyreg') is named for her. See more »


Her scatterbrained antics to George Burns' straight man See more »



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