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Allen Ludden (1917–1981)

Allen Ludden was born on October 5, 1917 in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA as Allen Packard Ellsworth. He was an actor, known for Password All-Stars (1961), It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (1975) and Futureworld (1976). He was married to Betty White and Margaret Frances McGloin. He died on June 9, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Password All-Stars
Password All-Stars Himself - Host
(1961-1975)
Futureworld
Futureworld Game Show Host
(1976)
Banacek
Banacek The Interviewer
(1974)

Filmography

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 1978-1980 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Paul Willis / Martin Scott, Businessman #1
- Where Is It Written?/Julie's Aunt/The Big Deal (1978) ... Martin Scott, Businessman #1
 1980 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Judge Meyer
 1976 Futureworld
Game Show Host
 1975 It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (TV Movie)
Perry White
 1974 Banacek (TV Series)
The Interviewer
- Horse of a Slightly Different Color (1974) ... The Interviewer
 1972 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Allen Ludden
- Password (1972) ... Allen Ludden
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
David Dooley
- Dizzoner the Penguin (1966) ... David Dooley (uncredited)
 1954 On the Carousel (TV Series)
Host (1953-1954)
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Other Works:

He acted in John Van Druten's play, "Bell, Book, and Candle," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Betty White and James Coco in the cast. Christopher Hewett was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Allen & Betty
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Recipient of the Horatio Alger Award (1961). See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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