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Fran Allison (1907–1989)


A lovely and gracious presence amid a couple of scene-stealing puppets, Fran Allison was a shining star of radio and early TV, and enjoyed immense popularity with children for decades as the sole human element of the Kukla, Fran and Ollie (1947) show. The open-faced blonde singer, actress and comedienne was born on November 20, 1907, in La Porte ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1968-1972 NBC Children's Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Pickerell
- Miss Pickerell (1972) ... Miss Pickerell
 1969 Kukla, Fran and Ollie (TV Series)
Hostess
 1967 Damn Yankees! (TV Movie)
Meg Boyd
 1967 CBS Children's Film Festival (TV Series)
Fran
 1954 The Mikado (TV Short)
Yum-Yum (voice)
 1954 Ding Dong School (TV Series)
Guest Host
- Episode dated 16 December 1954 (1954) ... Guest Host
 1953 Kukla, Fran and Ollie (TV Series)
Fran
- St. George and the Dragon (1953) ... Fran
 1949 The Quiz Kids (TV Series)
Hostess
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Alternate Names:

Fran & Ollie Kukla
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Personal Quote:

I just fell into everything that's happened to me. I've worked hard and enjoyed every bit of it.

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Graduate of Coe College; Cedar Rapids, IA See more »

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Scorpio

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