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Allen Ludden (1917–1981)

Allen Ludden was born on October 5, 1917 in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA as Allen Packard Ellsworth. He was an actor, known for Password All-Stars (1961), Password Plus (1979) and Allen Ludden's Gallery (1969). He was married to Betty White and Margaret Frances McGloin. He died on June 9, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Password All-Stars
Password All-Stars Himself - Host
(1962-1975)
Password Plus
Password Plus Himself - Host
(1979-1981)
Allen Ludden's Gallery
Allen Ludden's Gallery Himself - Host
(1969)
Tattletales
Tattletales Himself
(1974-1976)

Filmography

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 1978-1980 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Paul Willis / Martin Scott, Businessman #1
- Where Is It Written?/Julie's Aunt/The Big Deal (1978) ... Martin Scott, Businessman #1
 1980 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Judge Meyer
 1976 Futureworld
Game Show Host
 1974 Banacek (TV Series)
The Interviewer
- Horse of a Slightly Different Color (1974) ... The Interviewer
 1972 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Allen Ludden
- Password (1972) ... Allen Ludden
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
David Dooley
- Dizzoner the Penguin (1966) ... David Dooley (uncredited)
 1954 On the Carousel (TV Series)
Host (1953-1954)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (36 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

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Other Works:

Record album: "Allen Ludden Sings His Favorite Songs" (RCA Victor, 1964) See more »

Alternate Names:

Allen & Betty
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Trivia:

He met his wife, Betty White, a couple of times on Password, but while performing in the play "Critic's Choice" their relationship blossomed. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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