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Gracie Allen (1895–1964)


Gracie Allen was born on July 26, 1895 in San Francisco, California, USA as Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen. She was an actress, known for The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950), A Damsel in Distress (1937) and Lambchops (1929). She was married to George Burns. She died on August 27, 1964 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

Known For

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
(1950-1958)
A Damsel in Distress
(1937)
Lambchops
Lambchops Gracie the Girlfriend
(1929)
The Gracie Allen Murder Case
(1939)

Filmography

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 1952-1964 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Gracie Allen
- How Jack Met George Burns (1964) ... Gracie Allen (voice, uncredited)
- Gracie Bit (1952) ... Gracie Allen
 1959 Startime (TV Series)
Gracie Allen
- George Burns in the Big Time (1959) ... Gracie Allen (voice, uncredited)
 1939 Honolulu
Millie De Grasse
 1936 The Big Broadcast of 1937
Mrs. Platt
 1935 Love in Bloom
Gracie Downey
 1933 Walking the Baby (Short)
Mamie (as Allen)
 1933 Let's Dance (Short)
Gracie, a Dance Hostess (as Allen)
 1932 Your Hat (Short)
Gracie (as Allen)
 1932 The Big Broadcast
Gracie (as Grace Allen)
 1932 The Babbling Book (Short)
Gracie (as Allen)
 1931 Oh, My Operation (Short)
Nurse Allen (as Allen)
 1931 100% Service (Short)
Salesgirl
 1931 Once Over, Light (Short)
Grace, the Manicurist (as Allen)
 1931 The Antique Shop (Short)
Miss Allen (as Allen)
 1931 Pulling a Bone (Short)
Gracie
 1930 Fit to Be Tied (Short)
Miss Allen, a Salesgirl (as Allen)
 1929 Lambchops (Short)
Gracie the Girlfriend (as Allen)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Radio: Co-starred in "The Burns and Allen Show" on CBS and then NBC radio. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 6 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Grace Allen | Allen

Height:

5' (1.52 m)
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Personal Quote:

[explaining her "Gracie Allen" character] Gracie isn't really crazy. She makes sense in an illogical sort of way. She's off-center. Not quite right really, but nearly right. See more »

Trivia:

Attending secretarial school, Gracie was invited by her roommate to Union Hill, New Jersey, to see if she was interested in working with either member of an act that was splitting up. The act was George Burns and Billy Lorraine, and she chose George. See more »

Trademark:

Innocent, high-pitched voice See more »

Nickname:

Googie

Star Sign:

Leo

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