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Steve Allen

Steve Allen's biography

Steve Allen is 79 years old comedian born at New York City. He was born on Monday 26th of December 1921. According to year of birth 1921 he belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 26th of December means he is Capricorn. These people are stable in nature. As the sign lord is “Saturn”, the person will be judgemental in his approach.

He is citizen of United States of America. He is an adherent of atheism. His primary profession is to be comedian. You can know him also as musician, television presenter, writer, pianist, film actor, screenwriter. He is recently known as composer.

Steve Allen's mom

Steve Allen's mother's name is Belle Montrose. She is known as actor. His mother was born on Friday 23rd of April 1886 in Illinois. Steve Allen was born when she was 35 years old. His mother died on Monday 26th of October 1964 in Hollywood. Belle Montrose was 43 years old, when this happened.

Steve Allen's family

Steve Allen's ex spouse

Jayne Meadows

Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows have been together since 1954 for 46 years. She is known as actor. His ex spouse was born on Saturday 27th of September 1919 in Wuchang. His ex spouse died on Sunday 26th of April 2015 in Encino. Jayne Meadows was 94 years old, when this happened.

Steve Allen's schools

We found 3 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: Arizona State University, Drake University, Hyde Park Academy High School.

Detailed informations about his schools

  • Attended Drake University, 1941 and Arizona State Teacher's College, 1942.

Steve Allen's career

His main focus is to be comedian. Maybe you are curious what instrument does he play ? He plays piano.

How did Steve Allen die

He died on on Monday 30th of October 2000 when he was 79 years old at Encino. Steve Allens death was caused by hemopericardium secondary to automobile accident.

Awards and competitions

Steve Allen's Nominations

  • He was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for work The Steve Allen Show in 1959
  • He was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for work Meeting of Minds in 1978
  • He was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for work St. Elsewhere in 1987
  • He was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for work St. Elsewhere in 1987

What Steve Allen has done for a first time

  • First coined the question "Is it bigger than a breadbox?" when making an appearance as a panelist on What's My Line? (1950), 18 January 1953.
  • Appears on a 44¢ USA commemorative postage stamp, issued August 11, 2009, in the Early TV Memories issue honoring "The Tonight Show". Allen hosted the first incarnation of the program, which was called simply The Tonight Show (1953).

Steve Allen's quotes

  • Hosting a talk show is the easiest job anybody ever had.
  • Beware of assuming that credentials establish intelligence.
  • We pride ourselves on the high moral standards of our programmes and I mean that sincerely. We don't resort to sex or crime or violence or drinking...on the programmes.
  • If my mind ever listened to what my mouth said, I'd have a lot of accounting to do.
  • Nothing is quite as funny as the unintended humor of reality.
  • [on Milton Berle] He's been on TV for years and I finally figured out the reason for his success. He never improved.
  • Humor is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots.
  • Radio is the theater of the mind; television is the theater of the mindless.
  • If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed.
  • In a rational society we would want our presidents to be teachers. In our actual society we insist they be cheerleaders.
  • I used to be a heavy gambler. But now I just make mental bets. That's how I lost my mind.
  • See also Other Works |  Publicity Listings |  Official Sites

Steve Allen's body shape

Lets describe how Steve Allen looks. We will focus on his body shape. Body build is average.