Both of Allen Jenkins' parents were musical comedy performers, and he entered the theater as a stage mechanic after World War I, after having spent time working in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Although his screen persona was that of a not-too-bright Brooklyn street thug, Jenkins attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and appeared in many Broadway plays before making his film debut in 1931...See full bio »
(1922). Stage Play: Secrets. Comedy/drama. Written by Rudolph Besier and May Edginton. Directed by Sam Forrest. Fulton Theatre: 25 Dec 1922- May 1923 (closing date unknown/168 performances). Cast: Barbara Allen (as "Lady Lessington"), Lillian Brennard (as "Elizabeth Channing"), Horace Cooper...
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In the episode of
M*A*S*H titled 'Rainbow Bridge', Hawkeye is upset with Frank's choices of sending the wounded off a bus into OR. When Hawkeye overrides his orders, Frank screams, "This is mutiny! I'm the commander on this bus!" To which Hawkeye says to Father Mulcahy, "'Mutiny on the Bus' - It was a B picture. Allen Jenkins played the bus driver."
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