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Overview (3)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in New York, New York, USA  (complications from a fall)
Birth NameIra Stadlen

Mini Bio (1)

Allen Swift was born on January 16, 1924 in New York City, New York, USA as Ira Stadlen. He was an actor, known for Mad Monster Party? (1967), Diver Dan (1961) and Underdog (1964). He was married to Lenore. He died on April 18, 2010 in New York, New York.

Spouse (1)

Lenore (1954 - 18 April 2010) ( his death) ( 3 children)

Trivia (7)

Swift was the first host/performer of WPIX TV Ch. ll NYC's "Popeye Show" weekday evenings from Monday, September 10, 1956, to Friday, September 23, 1960. He hosted the show as "Captain Allen".
Took his professional name from the last names of two of his favorite satirists, Fred Allen and Jonathan Swift.
Son is comic, character actor, mimic and singer, Lewis J. Stadlen.
Supplied the voices for many of the characters in the 1970s Hostess dessert cake commercials. Voices included Twinkie The Kid, Captain Cupcake and Chief Big Wheel.
Swift was married to actress Lenore Loveman, and was the father of character actor, mimic and singer Lewis J. Stadlen.
Voice Over Actor in New York City [July 1999]
Swift was cremated. His ashes were given to his family.

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