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Gracie, a Dance Hostess (as Allen)
Gracie the Girlfriend (as Allen)
(1948-11-04) Radio Show: Kraft Music Hall
3 Print Biographies |
6 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Burns and Allen | Allen
5' (1.52 m)
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[explaining her "Gracie Allen" character] Gracie thought she was terribly smart. Gracie's character was different. Gracie thought everybody was out of step but her. She was always helping people. She was always sorry for you. Like if she would say, "My sister got up in the middle of the night, she screamed, she looked down at her feet and they turned black". You would say to her, "What did she do...
Most people did not know when she was born, as her birth certificate was lost during the California earthquake in 1906. She was usually evasive about her age and sometimes claimed to have been born in 1906, even though her birthday that year was three months after the earthquake. Whenever this was brought up she would cheekily respond, "Well, it was an awfully big earthquake." Her family was even...
Innocent, high-pitched voice