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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 7 March 1926Ross, California, USA
Date of Death 1 December 2011West Hollywood, California, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameAlan Grigsby Sues
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Most will remember Sues as 'Uncle Al the Kiddies Pal' from "Rowan and Martin's Laugh In". He was born Alan Grigsby Sues on March 7, 1926 in Ross, California.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Al Crow

Spouse (1)

Phyllis Sues (1953 - 1958)

Trivia (12)

Remembered for his campy "Peter Pan" on the peanut butter TV commercial.
Performed at such clubs as the Reuben Bleu and Blue Angel (both in Manhattan) during his salad days. Also performed comedy partnered with such funny guys as Julius Monk, among others, as well as performing solo.
Was spotted in the off-Broadway musical revue "The Mad Show" in 1966, and eventually signed for "Laugh-In".
Studied at the Pasadena Playhouse before making his Broadway debut in the original production of "Tea and Sympathy" in 1953.
He and a younger brother were brought up in and around San Francisco.
Alan Grigsby Sues, b 7 Mar 1926 in California, was the son of Melvin G Sues (1901-1990)and Alice Murray (1902-1995). They had two sons, Alan and John Murray Sues, b. 14 Sep 1931 CA d. 11 Apr 2008 CT.
After the war, he used his veterans' benefits to pay for acting lessons at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California. He moved to New York City in 1952.
He served in the United States Army in Europe during World War II.
Son of Peter Sues and Alice Murray Sues. Brother of John Sues.
He is survived by his friend and administrator, Michael Michaud, and sister-in-law Yvonne Sues. His brother, John predeceased him.
He is interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills.
Currently working on a screenplay and finalizing development on his one-man stage show. [September 2008]

Personal Quotes (1)

When I first started out, I did a lot of straight dramatic roles, but after 'Laugh-In,' audiences wouldn't accept me in anything but comedy.

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