Fred Allen (I) (1894–1956)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,340 this week
Trailer
2:55 | Trailer
Fred Allen, the well-known comedian who went on to star in radio, television, and film, was born John Florence Sullivan in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894 and educated at Boston University. His Broadway shows include "The Passing Show of 1922" and "The Greenwich Village Follies". He produced, wrote,and starred in a network radio show entitled at ... See full bio »

Even Emmy Nominees Love a Good Alligator Flick

Michael McKean shares a surprising pick that made his Watchlist.

Watch now

Related News

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 people
created 17 Mar 2017
 
a list of 35 people
created 13 Sep 2012
 
a list of 131 people
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 200 people
created 30 Sep 2010
 
a list of 1508 people
created 11 Aug 2018
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Fred Allen's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 wins. See more awards »

Known For

It's in the Bag! Fred F. Trumble Floogle
(1945)
O. Henry's Full House Sam 'Slick' Brown (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief")
(1952)
Love Thy Neighbor Fred Allen
(1940)
Sally, Irene and Mary Gabriel 'Gabby' Green
(1938)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (13 credits)
 1956 The Christophers (TV Series)
 1953 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Fred Allen
- Fred Allen Show (1953) ... Fred Allen
 1953 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Guest Comedian
- Episode #3.26 (1953) ... Guest Comedian
 1952 O. Henry's Full House
Sam 'Slick' Brown (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief")
 1952 We're Not Married!
Steven S. 'Steve' Gladwyn
 1945 It's in the Bag!
Fred F. Trumble Floogle
 1940 Love Thy Neighbor
Fred Allen
 1940 Buck Benny Rides Again
Fred Allen (voice)
 1938 Sally, Irene and Mary
Gabriel 'Gabby' Green
 1935 Thanks a Million
Ned Lyman
 1930 The Still Alarm (Short)
 1929 The Installment Collector (Short)
The Newspaper Editor
Show Show Writer (8 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (22 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (12 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Addie Stiles") in "Polly" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music by / Musical Director Herbert Stothart [final Broadway credit during lifetime] and Philip Charig. Book by Guy Bolton, George Middleton and Isabel Leighton. Lyrics by Irving Caesar. Based on "Polly with a Past" by David Belasco. Featuring songs by Harry ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You can take all of the sincerity in Hollywood and put into a mosquito's navel and still have room for two caraway seeds and a producer's heart. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded two Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio (6709 1/2 Hollywood Boulevard) and for Television (7021 Hollywood Boulevard) in Hollywood, California. See more »

Trademark:

Played the clarinet

Star Sign:

Gemini

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed