Allen Funt

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Birthday
16, 1914
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Sep 5, 1999 (84)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
16, 1914
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Sep 5, 1999 (84)

About

Original host of TV's Candid Camera. He presented the show, which involved everyday people's reactions to staged pranks, from the 1940s through the 1980s.

Before Fame

In 1934, he graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Fine Art. He went on to attend Columbia University's business school.

Trivia

He wrote and published several books, including Candid Kids and Candidly, Allen Funt: A Million Smiles Later.

Family Life

His son, Peter Funt, co-hosted Candid Camera.

Associated With

Phyllis George co-hosted several episodes of Candid Camera.

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