BirthdayMarch 17, 1954

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Steve Allen

    Full name: Steve Allen
    Also known as: Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen, Steve Allen, Allen, Stephen Valentine Patrick William
    Education: Arizona State University
    Professions: American writer, comedian, musician
    Residence: Los Angeles, California
    Work: Entertainer Steve Allen dead at 78
    Occupation: Actor, comedian, television personality, musician, writer

  2. Steve Allen Death information

    Died: Monday, 30th of October, 2000 (Age: 46)
    Death cause: Heart attack, accident

  3. Steve Allen Biography

    Stephen Valentine Patrick William "Steve" Allen (December 26, 1921 – October 30, 2000) was an American television personality, musician, composer, actor, comedian, and writer. Though he got his start in radio, Allen is best known for his television career. He first gained national attention as a guest host on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. He graduated to become the first host of The Tonight Show, where he was instrumental in innovating the concept of the television talk show. Thereafter, he hosted numerous game and variety shows, including The Steve Allen Show, I've Got a Secret, and The New Steve Allen Show, and was a regular panel member on CBS' What's My Line?Allen was a credible pianist and a prolific composer, having penned over 14,000 songs, one of which was recorded by Perry Como and Margaret Whiting, others by Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, Les Brown, and Gloria Lynne. Allen won a Grammy award in 1963 for best jazz composition, with his song The Gravy Waltz. Allen wrote more than 50 books, has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a Hollywood theater named in his honor.

  4. Steve Allen Family

    Spouse: Dorothy Goodman

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