Steve Allen (I) (1921–2000)

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Although Allen was thought initially to have died of a heart attack, it was eventually determined by the coroner's office that the official cause of death was hemopericardium, a leaking of blood into the sac surrounding the heart, and that this was secondary to a minor automobile accident Allen was involved in earlier that day. He was driving to ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »


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The Player Steve Allen
College Confidential Steve 'Mac' Macinter
Goodfellas Soundtrack


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 1999 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Ray Masters
- The Roast (1999) ... Ray Masters
 1998 Sabrina the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
- Fear Strikes Up a Conversation (1998) ... Fear
 1998 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Mr. Cochran
- Shaggy Dog, City Goat (1998) ... Mr. Cochran
 1996 Don't Quit Your Day Job (Video Game)
Special Appearance #1 (as Steven Allen)
 1992-1995 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Steve Allen / Bart's Electronically Altered Voice
- 'Round Springfield (1995) ... Steve Allen (voice)
- Separate Vocations (1992) ... Bart's Electronically Altered Voice (voice)
 1994 The St. Tammany Miracle
Julia's Grandfather
 1994 The Critic (TV Series)
Steve Allen
- A Day at the Races and a Night at the Opera (1994) ... Steve Allen (voice)
 1993 For Goodness Sake (Short)
 1993 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Steve Allen
- Episode #1.1693 (1993) ... Steve Allen
- Episode #1.1692 (1993) ... Steve Allen
 1992 The Player
Steve Allen
 1989 The People Next Door (TV Series)
Steve Allen
- I Do, I Do (1989) ... Steve Allen
 1987-1988 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Lech Oseransky
- The Abby Singer Show (1988) ... Lech Oseransky
- Visiting Daze (1987) ... Lech Oseransky
- Russian Roulette (1987) ... Lech Oseransky
 1977-1987 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Steve Allen / Durwood Moss
- Who Killed Maxwell Thorn? (1987) ... Steve Allen
 1986 Riptide (TV Series)
Hal Potter
- Playing Hardball (1986) ... Hal Potter
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
The Gentleman in Paper Suit
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
Larry Matthews
- Detours (1985) ... Larry Matthews
 1984 Steve Allen's Music Room (TV Series)
 1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Stuart Wharton
 1982 Nurse (TV Series)
Barney Ambler
- The Clown Prince Is Indisposed (1982) ... Barney Ambler
 1978 What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (TV Series)
Talk Show Host
- Class Clown (1978) ... Talk Show Host
 1977 Have I Got a Christmas for You (TV Movie)
Martin Kaplan
 1976 Rich Man, Poor Man (TV Mini-Series)
Bayard Nichols
- Part II: Chapters 3 and 4 (1976) ... Bayard Nichols
 1975/I The Sunshine Boys
Narrator on Fictional TV Program (uncredited)
 1975 Medical Center (TV Series)
Dr. Townsend
- The Velvet Knife (1975) ... Dr. Townsend
 1974 Witness to Yesterday (TV Series)
George Gershwin
- George Gershwin (1974) ... George Gershwin
 1974 The Snoop Sisters (TV Series)
Steve Allen
- Fear Is a Free-Throw (1974) ... Steve Allen
 1973 McCloud (TV Series)
Doug King
- The Solid Gold Swingers (1973) ... Doug King
 1972 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)
Guest Performer
- Steve Lawrence, Steve Allen, Peter Marshall (1972) ... Guest Performer
- Episode #6.5 (1972) ... Guest Performer
 1970 The Tim Conway Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- Steve Allen, Eydie Gormé (1970) ... Various
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Johny (segment "Love and the Many Married Couple")
- Love and the Safely Married Man/Love and the Uncoupled Couple/Love and the Many Married Couple (1970) ... Johny (segment "Love and the Many Married Couple")
 1969 The Comic
Steve Allen
 1968 Now You See It, Now You Don't (TV Movie)
Herschel Lucas
 1968 The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Political Advisor
- Pat Paulson for President (1968) ... Political Advisor
 1967 Get Smart (TV Series)
Prime Minister's Aide
- The Mild Ones (1967) ... Prime Minister's Aide (uncredited)
 1967 Warning Shot
Perry Knowland
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
Allan Stevens
- The Bat's Kow Tow (1966) ... Allan Stevens (uncredited)
 1966 Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title
Bookstore Customer with Little Boy (uncredited)
 1964 Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Apartment House (1964) ... Cameo
 1963 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Mr. Cavendish
- My Son, the Monster (1963) ... Mr. Cavendish
 1962 Something's Got to Give (Short)
Psychiatrist (uncredited)
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Dr. Ben Ellison
- Play Acting (1960) ... Dr. Ben Ellison
 1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Andy Fletcher
- The Man Who Thought for Himself (1960) ... Andy Fletcher
 1960 College Confidential
Steve 'Mac' Macinter
 1960 Johnny Staccato (TV Series)
- Swinging Long Hair (1960) ... Musician (uncredited)
 1959 The Big Circus
Steve Allen
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- A Safe Place (1956)
 1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Leonard Barnaby
- The Man on Roller Skates (1956) ... Leonard Barnaby
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story
Benny Goodman
 1954-1955 Max Liebman Spectaculars (TV Series)
- Good Times (1955)
- Sunday in Town (1954)
 1953 Danger (TV Series)
- Flamingo (1953)
 1950 I'll Get By
Peter Pepper
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Book: "Funny People". Briarcliff Manor, NY: Stein and Day, ISBN 0812827643 See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Steve Allen Jr. | Steven Allen | Steve & Jayne


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