Fred Allen

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Birthday
31, 1894
Birthplace
Cambridge, MA
Death Date
Mar 17, 1956 (61)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
31, 1894
Birthplace
Cambridge, MA
Death Date
Mar 17, 1956 (61)

About

Witty host known for his work during America's Golden Age of radio. He hosted the popular Fred Allen Show from 1939 until 1949.

Before Fame

As a young man, he was employed by the Boston Public library and also worked as a vaudeville performer.

Trivia

He had a long-running mock feud with Jack Benny.

Family Life

He married Portland Hoffa in 1928.

Associated With

He was good friends with actor Cary Grant.