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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
A Damsel in Distress
Lambchops Gracie the Girlfriend
The Gracie Allen Murder Case


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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)
 1931 Once Over, Light (Short)
Grace, the Manicurist (as Allen)
 1931 The Antique Shop (Short)
Miss Allen (as Allen)
 1931 Pulling a Bone (Short)
 1930 Fit to Be Tied (Short)
Miss Allen, a Salesgirl (as Allen)
 1929 Lambchops (Short)
Gracie the Girlfriend (as Allen)
Show Show Soundtrack (12 credits)
Show Show Self (13 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (25 credits)

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


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Personal Quote:

[explaining her "Gracie Allen" character] Gracie's the kind of girl who shortens the cord on the electric iron to save electricity. See more »


When she went to work with George Burns, she was engaged to another man. It took four years for George to change her mind, but they went on to become one of the best remembered couples in Hollywood history. See more »


Innocent, high-pitched voice See more »



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