Allen, Gracie, 1902-1964

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Birth 1895-07-26
Death 1964-08-28
Gender:
Female
Americans

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Gracie Allen (b. July 26, 1895, San Francisco, CA–d. August 27, 1964, Los Angeles, CA) was an American vaudevillian and comedienne who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband George Burns. Depending on the source, Allen is alleged to have been born on July 26 in 1895, 1896, 1902 or 1906; all public records in San Francisco were destroyed in the fire of 1906. Allen met George Burns in 1922 during a vaudeville perforance and they began a comedy act, first performing on radio in the 1930s and then moved to TV in 1949.

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  • Hollywood, CA, US
  • San Francisco, CA, US