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Overview (3)

Born in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameAllen Packard Ellsworth

Mini Bio (1)

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.

Spouse (2)

Betty White (14 June 1963 - 9 June 1981) (his death)
Margaret Frances McGloin (11 October 1943 - 30 October 1961) (her death) (3 children)

Trivia (5)

He met his wife, Betty White, a couple of times on Password, but while performing in the play "Critic's Choice" their relationship blossomed.
He and his first wife had three children: David, Martha, and Sarah.
Recipient of the Horatio Alger Award (1961).
Posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; it is located next to his wife Betty White's star.
Attended the University of Texas.

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