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Gracie Allen (I) (1895–1964)


Gracie Allen was born on July 26, 1895 in San Francisco, California, USA as Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen. She was an actress, known for A Damsel in Distress (1937), The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939) and The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950). She was married to George Burns. She died on August 27, 1964 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

Known For

(1937)
(1939)
(1950-1958)
International House Nurse Allen
(1933)

Filmography

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 1952-1964 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Gracie Allen
- How Jack Met George Burns (1964) ... Gracie Allen (voice, uncredited)
- George Burns/Spike Jones Show (1956) ... Gracie Allen (voice)
- Burns and Allen Show (1954) ... Gracie Allen
- Gracie Bit (1952) ... Gracie Allen
 1959 Startime (TV Series)
Gracie Allen
- George Burns in the Big Time (1959) ... Gracie Allen (voice, uncredited)
 1950-1958 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Gracie Allen
- The Exchange Student (1958) ... Gracie Allen
- The Grammar School Dance (1958) ... Gracie Allen
- Summer School (1958) ... Gracie Allen
- The June Wedding (1958) ... Gracie Allen
- The Week in New York (1958) ... Gracie Allen
 1957 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
Gracie Allen
- Bob Meets the Mortons (1957) ... Gracie Allen
 1944 Two Girls and a Sailor
Gracie Allen
 1942 Mr. and Mrs. North
Pamela North
 1939 The Gracie Allen Murder Case
Gracie Allen
 1939 Honolulu
Millie De Grasse
 1938 College Swing
Gracie
 1937 A Damsel in Distress
Gracie
 1936 College Holiday
Calliope 'Gracie' Dove
 1936 The Big Broadcast of 1937
Mrs. Platt
 1935 The Big Broadcast of 1936
Gracie Allen
 1935 Here Comes Cookie
Gracie Allen
 1935 Love in Bloom
Gracie Downey
 1934 Many Happy Returns
Gracie Allen
 1934 We're Not Dressing
Gracie
 1934 Six of a Kind
Gracie Devore
 1933 College Humor
Gracie Allen (as Burns and Allen)
 1933 International House
Nurse Allen
 1933 Walking the Baby (Short)
Mamie (as Allen)
 1933 Let's Dance (Short)
Gracie, a Dance Hostess (as Allen)
 1932 Your Hat (Short)
Gracie (as Allen)
 1932 The Big Broadcast
Gracie (as Grace Allen)
 1932 The Babbling Book (Short)
Gracie (as Allen)
 1931 Oh, My Operation (Short)
Nurse Allen (as Allen)
 1931 100% Service (Short)
Salesgirl
 1931 Once Over, Light (Short)
Grace, the Manicurist (as Allen)
 1931 The Antique Shop (Short)
Miss Allen (as Allen)
 1931 Pulling a Bone (Short)
Gracie
 1930 Fit to Be Tied (Short)
Miss Allen, a Salesgirl (as Allen)
 1929 Lambchops (Short)
Gracie the Girlfriend (as Allen)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1949-04-14) Radio Show: The Aldrich Family (episode "Henry the Shortstop") See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 6 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Burns and Allen | Grace Allen | Allen

Height:

5' (1.52 m)
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Personal Quote:

[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... See more »

Trivia:

Declined only one photo session request in her career, when she was asked to pose outside a mental hospital; husband George Burns compared this to having Mae West pose outside a brothel. See more »

Trademark:

Her scatterbrained antics to George Burns' straight man See more »

Nickname:

Googie

Star Sign:

Leo

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