Allen Ludden (1917–1981)


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Allen Ludden was born on October 5, 1917 in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA as Allen Packard Ellsworth. He was an actor and producer, known for Password (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, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Password Self - Host / Self
(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
 1971 The Pet Set (TV Series)
Announcer
- Episode #1.31 (1971) ... Announcer
- Episode #1.30 (1971) ... Announcer
- Episode #1.29 (1971) ... Announcer
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... Announcer
- Episode #1.28 (1971) ... Announcer
 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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Show Show Self (52 credits)
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Other Works:

He acted in Harry Kurnitz's play, "Once More, With Feeling," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Betty White in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

Allen & Betty
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He met his wife, Betty White, a couple of times on Password, but while performing in the play "Critic's Choice" their relationship blossomed. See more »

Nickname:

Mr Password

Star Sign:

Libra

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