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Peter Allen (I) (1944–1992)

Peter Allen was born on February 10, 1944 in Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia as Peter Richard Woolnough. He is known for his work on Arthur (1981), Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999) and Muriel's Wedding (1994). He was married to Liza Minnelli. He died on June 18, 1992 in San Diego, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Arthur Soundtrack
Drop Dead Gorgeous Soundtrack
Muriel's Wedding Soundtrack
The Wedding Planner Soundtrack


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 2000 My Romance: An Evening with Jim Brickman (TV Special documentary) (composer: song "I Honestly Love You")
 1981 The Australians (TV Series documentary) (composer: theme music)
 1973 Here We Go Again (TV Series) (composer - 12 episodes)
- Class of '77 (1973) ... (composer: theme music)
- It's Magic? (1973) ... (composer: theme music)
- Bedfellows Make Strange Politics (1973) ... (composer: theme music)
- There's a Boy in My Rumaki (1973) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Times They Are A-Changing (1973) ... (composer: theme music)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Madwoman of Central Park West. Musical comedy. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Allen Brothers | Peter & Chris Allen | the Allen Brothers


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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The musical "A Boy From Oz" is based on his life, with music written by him. The title role was portrayed by Hugh Jackman. See more »

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