Gracie Allen

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Movie Actress
Date of Birth July 26, 1902
Place of Birth San Francisco, California
Date of Death Aug 27, 1964 (62)
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Gracie Allen

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen was an American vaudevillian and comedian who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband George Burns, her straight man appearing with her on radio, television and film as the duo Burns and Allen. For her contributions to the television industry, Gracie Allen was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard, while she and Burns were inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1988. Co-star Bea Benaderet said of Allen in 1966: "She was probably one of the greatest actresses of our time."

Born: Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen, July 26, 1895, San Francisco, California, U.S.
Died: August 27, 1964, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Resting place: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Occupation: Actress, comedian vaudevillian
Years active: 1924–1958
Children: 2, including Ronald Jon Burns
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About Gracie Allen

Scatterbrained comedienne and partner of George Burns who starred in A Damsel in Distress in 1937. She became famous for the phrase, "Goodnight, Gracie."

Before Fame

She joined her sisters to perform Irish Folk Dances.


She acted with her husband and Fred Astaire in A Damsel in Distress.

Family Life

She married actor George Burns, and the couple adopted two children in the 1930s.


She made a film with comedian W.C. Fields in 1933 called International House.

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