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

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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:

(Summer 1965) He acted in John Van Druten's play, "Bell, Book and Candle," in a Kenley Players production at the Veterans Memorial Theatre in Columbus and the Packard Music Hall Theatre in Warren, Ohio with Betty White in the cast. John Kenley was artistic director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Allen & Betty
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Posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; it is located next to his wife Betty White's star. See more »

Nickname:

Mr Password

Star Sign:

Libra

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