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Gracie, a Dance Hostess (as Allen)
Gracie the Girlfriend (as Allen)
(1943-02-13) Radio Show: Command Performance
3 Print Biographies |
6 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Burns and Allen | Grace Allen | Allen
5' (1.52 m)
Did You Know?
[explaining her "Gracie Allen" character] Gracie's the kind of girl who shortens the cord on the electric iron to save electricity.
Most people did not know when she was born, as her birth certificate was lost during the California earthquake in 1906, and she was usually evasive about her age. Her family was even forced to guess her birthdate for her death certificate, settling on 1902. Her true age would not be revealed until 1972, when the 1900 Census became public, and gave her actual birth year as 1895.
Her scatterbrained antics to George Burns' straight man