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Allen Klein (1931–2009)

Klein was born in 1931, into a New Jersey Jewish family. His mother died before he was a year old, and his father placed young Allen and his two sisters in Newark's Hebrew Shelter Orphanage. Later he lived with an aunt. In his teens, Klein worked several jobs while attending night school; in class, he sometimes appeared asleep, but when given a ... See full bio »

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 1978 The Greek Tycoon (producer)
 1973 The Holy Mountain (executive producer - uncredited)
 1972 The Concert for Bangladesh (Documentary) (producer)
 1971 Blindman (producer)
 1968 The Silent Stranger (producer)
 1967 A Dollar Between the Teeth (producer)
 1962 Without Each Other (producer)
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 1971 Blindman
Fat rifleman on window (uncredited)
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 1973 The Holy Mountain (presenter)
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 1972 John & Yoko in Syracuse, New York (TV Short documentary)
 1972 The Concert for Bangladesh (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1971 Up Your Legs Forever
 1962 The Sunday Break (TV Series)
- Borstal Boys (1962) ... Himself
- Violence (1962) ... Himself
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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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There are no language barriers when you are smiling. See more »


He is survived by his sister, Naomi Klein; longtime female companion, Iris Keitel; his wife Betty Klein; two daughters-Robin and Beth Klein; a son Jody Klein; and four grandchildren. See more »


Renegotiating contracts, securing pay advances for clients, recovering "overlooked" royalties and payments See more »

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