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)

Filmography

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 1978-1980 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Paul Willis / Martin Scott, Businessman #1
- Julie's Aunt/Where Is It Written?/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
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
David Dooley
- Dizzoner the Penguin (1966) ... David Dooley (uncredited)
 1955 On the Carousel (TV Series)
Host (1953-1954)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (53 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

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Other Works:

Premiere of the musical game show "Win With the Stars" which he hosted. Guests on the premiere were Barbara McNair and Peter Marshall. See more »

Alternate Names:

Allen & Betty
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Following his death, he was interred at Graceland Cemetery in his hometown Mineral Point, Wisconsin. See more »

Nickname:

Mr Password

Star Sign:

Libra

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