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Dave Allen (VI) (1936–2005)

Born of a prominent Irish journalist in Dublin, Ireland, Dave Allen started out working and touring through English theatres and night clubs. Only occasionally working on radio, he made his first TV appearance on the BBC's "New Faces." He managed to tour with The Beatles while they were still starting out and soon managed to get an eight-month TV ... See full bio »

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(1971-1979)
(1969-1971)
(1967-1969)
Squeeze a Flower Tim O'Mahoney
(1970)

Filmography

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 1996 Vintage Dave Allen (Video)
 1993 Dave Allen (TV Series) (writer)
  Dave Allen at Large (TV Series) (6 episodes, 1971 - 1974) (writer - 17 episodes, 1971 - 1979)
- Episode dated 26 December 1979 (1979) ... (writer)
- Special (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.6 (1976) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.5 (1976) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.4 (1976) ... (writer)
 1978 Dave Allen in the Enchanted Garden (TV Series documentary)
 1977 Dave Allen and Friends (TV Series documentary)
 1974 Dave Allen: Eccentrics at Play (TV Movie documentary)
 1969 Dave Allen in the Melting Pot (TV Movie documentary)
 1969 The Dave Allen Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... (writer)
 1968 BBC Show of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Dave Allen Show 1 (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 Tonight with Dave Allen (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage play: "A Pagan Place" - playing Dr. Daly opposite Brenda Fricker, Veronica Quilligan, Dermot Tuohy, etc. Written by Edna O'Brien. Director Ronald Eyre.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

[comment in one of his monologues which caused considerable protest, an apology by the BBC and questions to be asked in the House of Commons, because of its use of the F-word] "We spend our lives on the run. We get up by the clock, eat and sleep by the clock, go to work by the clock, get up again, go to work - and then we retire. And what do they give us? A fucking clock." See more »

Trivia:

Died 2 months before his wife Karin gave birth to their first child. See more »

Trademark:

stool See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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