American Actor

Allan Jones

  • Oct 14, 1907 - Jun 27, 1992 (age 84)
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2003
Inside the Marx Brothers
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MovieNov 11, 2003

Inside the Marx Brothers

Inside the Marx Brother is a …
Inside the Marx Brother is a look at the personal and professional lives of Groucho, Harpo, Chico, Zeppo, and Gummo Marx, featuring classic clips from such Marx Brothers favorites as "...
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1992
Allan Jones
PersonalJune 1992

Allan Jones

Allan Jones passed away.
1977
The Love Boat
TV ShowSep 24, 1977

The Love Boat

The Love Boat (simply Love Boat in its final season) is an …
The Love Boat (simply Love Boat in its final season) is an American comedy/drama television series set on luxury passenger cruise ship S.S. Pacific Princess, which aired on the ABC television network from 1977 to 1987; in addition, four three-hour long specials aired in 1986, 1987, and 1990. The series revolves around the ship's captain Merrill Stubing (played by Gavin MacLeod) and a handful of its crew, with several passengers—played by various guest star actors for each episode—having romantic and humorous adventures. It was part of ABC's popular Saturday-night lineup of the time, which also included Fantasy Island until that series ended two years earlier in 1984. Its regular port of call was Puerto Vallarta.
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1974
That's Entertainment!
MovieMay 23, 1974

That's Entertainment!

MGM musical numbers from …
MGM musical numbers from the introduction of sound in the late '20s through to the 1950s, possibly with Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, and Judy Garland getting the most coverage. Linked by some of the stars who worked at MGM handing the commentary on one to another.
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1970
A Man Called Sledge
MovieJun 9, 1970

A Man Called Sledge

In the Old West, a gunfighting outlaw connives his way into …
In the Old West, a gunfighting outlaw connives his way into a prison in hopes of getting his hands on a large shipment of gold stored there.
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1967
Esther Marie Villavincie
Marriage1967

Esther Marie Villavincie

Married Esther Marie Villavincie.
1966
A Swingin' Summer
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MovieSep 22, 1966

A Swingin' Summer

Beach party escapade features a bookworm with glasses who …
Beach party escapade features a bookworm with glasses who learns to "groove", as she attempts to sing "Ready to Groove."
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1964
Stage to Thunder Rock
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MovieJun 17, 1964

Stage to Thunder Rock

Retiring Sheriff Horne goes …
Retiring Sheriff Horne goes after the Sawyer brothers who have robbed a bank in town. The outlaw brothers count on the fact they grew up together with Horne and hope to get a break from him. However, during a shootout at a farm in the hills, Horne kills one of the brothers and captures the other, Reese. After they accidentally lose their horses during a scuffle, they travel on foot toward the stagecoach depot. All this time, Reese is taunting Horne and warns him that his father, Ross Sawyer, will soon rescue him. Indeed, Ross Sawyer goes after the sheriff to rescue his remaining son. Anticipating such a move, the town's mayor and the judge hire a paid gunfighter in need of money to kill Ross Sawyer on sight. The sheriff and his prisoner take the stagecoach to the stagecoach depot. The depot is run by the Parkers who are in debt and risk losing their business. Therefore, they are receptive to the secret financial deal offered by the prisoner and promise to help him escape the sheriff's custody. Arriving at the depot are deputized gunfighter Sam Swope on the lookout for Ross Sawyer and Leah Parker, the eldest daughter of the Parkers. Leah Parker claims to have worked as a teacher in the East but she hides an embarrassing truth. The sheriff plans to spend the night at the depot until the morning when the next stage to town is scheduled. But first, he has to make it through the night knowing that Reese will try to escape and his father could soon arrive to free his captured son.
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1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
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TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

The Tonight Show Starring …
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson is an American talk show hosted by Johnny Carson under the Tonight Show franchise that aired on NBC from October 1, 1962 through May 22, 1992. It originally aired during late-night. For its first decade, Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show was based at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, with some episodes recorded at NBC's West Coast studios in Burbank, California; on May 1, 1972, the show moved to Burbank as its main venue and remained there exclusively after May 1973 until Carson's retirement. In 2002, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was ranked No. 12 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time, and in 2013 it was ranked No. 22 on their list of 60 Best Series.
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The Merv Griffin Show
TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Merv Griffin Show

The Merv Griffin Show is an …
The Merv Griffin Show is an American television talk show starring Merv Griffin. The series ran from October 1, 1962 to March 29, 1963 on NBC, May 1965 to August 15, 1969 in first-run syndication, from August 18, 1969 to February 11, 1972 at 11:30 PM ET weeknights on CBS and again in first-run syndication from February 14, 1972 to September 5, 1986.
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1960
Here's Hollywood
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TV ShowSep 26, 1960

Here's Hollywood

Here's Hollywood is an American celebrity interview program …
Here's Hollywood is an American celebrity interview program which aired on weekday afternoons on NBC at 4:30 Eastern time from September 26, 1960, to December 28, 1962.
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1958
77 Sunset Strip
TV ShowOct 10, 1958

77 Sunset Strip

77 Sunset Strip is an American television private detective …
77 Sunset Strip is an American television private detective drama series created by Roy Huggins and starring Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Roger Smith, Richard Long (from 1960 to 1961) and Edd Byrnes (billed as Edward Byrnes). Each episode was one hour long including commercials. The show ran from 1958 to 1964.
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Mary Florsheim Picking
Marriage1958

Mary Florsheim Picking

Married Mary Florsheim Picking.
1954
The Spike Jones Show
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TV ShowJan 2, 1954

The Spike Jones Show

The Spike Jones Show is the name of several separate American …
The Spike Jones Show is the name of several separate American comedy and variety series that aired on NBC and CBS in the 1950s and 1960s. The series was presented by actor and musician Spike Jones, his wife, musician Helen Grayco and their band, The City Slickers. The series also featured Billy Barty, Freddy Morgan, Paul Garner, Bill Dana, and Lennie Weinrib.
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1952
Today
TV ShowJan 14, 1952

Today

Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news …
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC. The program debuted on January 14, 1952. It was the first of its genre on American television and in the world, and after 68 years of broadcasting it is the fifth-longest-running American television series.
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1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour
TV ShowSep 10, 1950

The Colgate Comedy Hour

The Colgate Comedy Hour …
The Colgate Comedy Hour was an American comedy-musical variety series that aired live on the NBC network from 1950 to 1955. The show featured many notable comedians and entertainers of the era as guest stars.
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1948
Texaco Star Theatre
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TV ShowJun 8, 1948

Texaco Star Theatre

Texaco Star Theatre was an American comedy-variety …
Texaco Star Theatre was an American comedy-variety show, broadcast on radio from 1938 to 1949 and telecast from 1948 to 1956. It was one of the first successful examples of American television broadcasting, remembered as the show that gave Milton Berle the nickname "Mr. Television".
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1945
Senorita from the West
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MovieOct 12, 1945

Senorita from the West

Jeannie Blake (Bonita …
Jeannie Blake (Bonita Granville) is an aspiring singer living in the desert with her three gold-prospecting guardians, Dusty (Oscar O'Shea), Rosebud (Fuzzy Knight) and Cap ('George Cleveland'). She leaves for New York in order to get a job and pay back her three guardians but doesn't know they have found gold and are holding it in trust for her. She gets a job as an elevator girl at a radio station and meets Phil Bradley (Allan Jones) whose singing voice is used for that of Tim Winters (Jess Barker), the current heart-throb of the airwaves who can't sing at all. Winters also finds out that Jeannie has wealth and proceeds to convince her he is in love with her. The three rustic guardians show up, expose Winters for the fraud he is and Jeannie realizes she is really in love with Phil, who also replaces Winters as the station's singer.
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Honeymoon Ahead
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MovieMay 11, 1945

Honeymoon Ahead

Honeymoon Ahead is a 1945 American comedy film …
Honeymoon Ahead is a 1945 American comedy film directed by Reginald Le Borg and written by Val Burton and Elwood Ullman. The film stars Allan Jones, Grace McDonald, Raymond Walburn, Vivian Austin, Jack Overman and Murray Alper. The film was released on May 11, 1945, by Universal Pictures.
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1944
Sing a Jingle
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MovieJan 3, 1944

Sing a Jingle

Sing a Jingle released.
1943
You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith
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MovieOct 22, 1943

You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith

A young woman marries a …
A young woman marries a soldier to fulfill the conditions of a will. However, when she gets ready to divorce him, she realizes that she actually loves him, and determines to find a way to stay married to him.
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Larceny with Music
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MovieSep 10, 1943

Larceny with Music

A former bootlegger is now the prosperous owner of a …
A former bootlegger is now the prosperous owner of a popular nightclub. A hustling promoter manages to pass off a young singer as the heir to a fortune and gets her booked at the club.
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Rhythm of the Islands
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MovieApr 16, 1943

Rhythm of the Islands

On the only Pacific island …
On the only Pacific island untouched by and unaware of world-war-two, American beachcombers Tommy (Allan Jones) and Eddie Dolan (Andy Devine) sell off Paradise Island to American millionaire Holton (Ernest Truex) who has a daughter, Joan (Jane Frazee), ready to fall in love with Tommy. None of this sets too well with the island natives.
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1942
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
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MovieDec 24, 1942

When Johnny Comes Marching Home

War hero Johnny Kovacs …
War hero Johnny Kovacs works with his superiors to hide from a star crossed lover while on leave and falls in love while living at a boarding house.
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Moonlight in Havana
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MovieOct 8, 1942

Moonlight in Havana

Singing Johnny Norton is the star catcher of the Blue Sox …
Singing Johnny Norton is the star catcher of the Blue Sox baseball team but he is suspended because of insubordination. Producer Barney Crane hears Johnny singing and signs him to appear with Gloria Jackson, with the promise their first engagement will be in Havana. Johnny, hoping to get his baseball job back, is anxious to get to Cuba where the Blue Sox are having spring training. Patsy Clark, daughter of Blue Sox owner, Joe Clark, helps Johnny get another chance with the team. But Johnny has fallen in love with Gloria and hates to walk out on his singing contract. Johnny's troubles are solved when rain prevents the important All-Star exhibition game which was scheduled for the same evening.
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True to the Army
MovieMar 21, 1942

True to the Army

While doing her tight-rope act in a local circus, Daisy Hawkins …
While doing her tight-rope act in a local circus, Daisy Hawkins (Judy Canova), sees the owner shot by gangsters. The gangsters are after her to eliminate the only eye witness and the police chase her to testify against the gangsters. Daisy goes to the nearby army camp where her sweetheart, J. Wethersby "Pinky" Fothergill (Jerry Colonna), is the chief carrier pigeon trainer. Rehearsal for the big army show is being held by Private Stephen Chandler (Allan Jones. Daisy, looking like just another female impersonator to him, is mistaken for one of the boys in the chorus. Pinky sets him straight and they cut Daisy's hair and get her into a uniform, but have to work hard to convince Sergeant Butts (William Demarest) she is one of the boys. Some honest-to-goodness pulchritude comes to the show when Vicki Marlowe (Ann Miller), the daughter of General Marlowe (Clarence Kolb), becomes interested in Chandler. Daisy wins a medal for marksmanship and the soldiers insist on taking "him" to celebrate at the town's hot spot. There, she is spotted by the gangsters when they see him/her polishing his/her nose.
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1941
The Hard-Boiled Canary
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MovieJun 4, 1941

The Hard-Boiled Canary

A young girl fresh out of …
A young girl fresh out of reform school who is singing in a burlesque show is offered a scholarship to a famous music camp by the camp's owner. She must overcome the suspicions of the other students in order to prove herself.
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1940
One Night in the Tropics
MovieOct 30, 1940

One Night in the Tropics

Jim "Lucky" Moore (Allan …
Jim "Lucky" Moore (Allan Jones), an insurance salesman, comes up with a novel policy for his friend, Steve (Robert Cummings): a 'love insurance policy', that will pay out $1-million if Steve does not marry his fiancee, Cynthia (Nancy Kelly). The upcoming marriage is jeopardized by Steve's ex-girlfriend, Mickey (Peggy Moran), and Cynthia's disapproving Aunt Kitty. The policy is underwritten by a nightclub owner, Roscoe (William Frawley), who sends two enforcers - Abbott and Costello - to ensure that the wedding occurs as planned. Everyone involved in the situation winds up sailing or flying to San Marcos (a fictional South American country), where another complication arises, when Lucky falls for Cynthia. Lucky winds up marrying Cynthia, but Roscoe does not have to pay the $1-million because Steve ends up marrying Mickey.
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The Boys from Syracuse
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MovieJul 18, 1940

The Boys from Syracuse

The action takes place in …
The action takes place in Ephesus in ancient Asia Minor, and the story concerns the efforts of two boys from Syracuse, Anthipholus and his servant Dromio, to find their long-lost twins who, for reason of plot confusion, are also named Anthipholus and Dromio. Complications arise when the wife of the Ephesians, Adriana and her servant Luce, mistake the two strangers for their husband, though the couples eventually get sorted out after Adriana's sister Luciana and the Syracuse Antipholus admit their love.
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1939
The Great Victor Herbert
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MovieDec 6, 1939

The Great Victor Herbert

The Great Victor Herbert is a …
The Great Victor Herbert is a 1939 American musical film directed by Andrew L. Stone. During production the movie was slated to be called The Gay Days of Victor Herbert.
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Honeymoon in Bali
MovieSep 14, 1939

Honeymoon in Bali

Bill Burnett, a resident of Bali, visits New York City, meets and …
Bill Burnett, a resident of Bali, visits New York City, meets and falls in love with Gail Allen, the successful manager of a Fifth Avenue shop, who is determined to remain free and ...
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1938
Everybody Sing
MovieFeb 4, 1938

Everybody Sing

Judy Bellaire, played by Judy Garland, is the center of …
Judy Bellaire, played by Judy Garland, is the center of trouble at her exclusive private and very conservative school. She is expelled when she starts singing in a Jazzy style in her music class. Mayhem ensues as she returns home to her actress mother, playwright father, dysfunctional Russian maid (Fanny Brice) and tries out as a black face singer in a musical.
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Jack Jones
Child1938

Jack Jones

John Allan Jones (born January 14, 1938) is an American jazz …
John Allan Jones (born January 14, 1938) is an American jazz and pop singer and actor. He is the son of actor/singer Allan Jones and Irene Hervey. Jones is primarily a straight-pop singer (even when he recorded contemporary material) whose forays into jazz are mostly of the big-band/swing variety. He has won two Grammy Awards.
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1937
The Firefly
MovieSep 1, 1937

The Firefly

Nina Maria Azara is the beautiful and alluring singing spy for …
Nina Maria Azara is the beautiful and alluring singing spy for Spain during the Napoleonic Wars. Her mission is to seduce French Officers, in order for them to reveal Napolean's intentions ...
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A Day at the Races
MovieJun 11, 1937

A Day at the Races

Doctor Hugo Hackenbush, Tony, and Stuffy try and save …
Doctor Hugo Hackenbush, Tony, and Stuffy try and save Judy's sanitarium by winning a big race with her boyfriend's horse. There are a few problems. Hackenbush runs a high-priced clinic for the wealthy who don't know he has his degree in veterinary medicine.
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1936
Irene Hervey
MarriageJuly 1936

Irene Hervey

Irene Hervey (born Beulah Irene Herwick; July 11, 1909 – …
Irene Hervey (born Beulah Irene Herwick; July 11, 1909 – December 20, 1998) was an American film, stage, and television actress who appeared in over fifty films and numerous television series spanning her five-decade career.
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Show Boat
MovieMay 14, 1936

Show Boat

Adaptation of the Broadway musical. Magnolia Hawks is …
Adaptation of the Broadway musical. Magnolia Hawks is the lovely but protected, and thus very naive, daughter of Cap'n Andy Hawks, the genial proprietor of a show boat that cruises the Missisippi, and his nagging wife, Parthy. She is best friends with the show boat's star, Julie LaVerne, but Julie and her husband Steve are forced to leave when it is revealed that Julie has "Negro" blood in her, thereby breaking the state law by being married to the white Steve. Magnolia replaces Julie as the show boat's female star, and the show's new male star is the suave gambler Gaylord Ravenal. "Nola" and Gaylord fall in love and marry against Parthy's wishes. They and their young daughter lead the high life when Gaylord is lucky in gambling, but live like dirt when he's unlucky. During one such unlucky streak, a broken Gaylord leaves Nola, and she is forced to start over by returning to the stage. Like Old Man River, as the famous song from this show goes, she just keeps rollin' along.
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Rose-Marie
MovieJan 28, 1936

Rose-Marie

Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the …
Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek, she meets a Canadian mountie (Sgt. Bruce) who is also searching for her brother. Romance ensues, resulting in several love duets between the two.
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1935
A Night at the Opera
MovieNov 1, 1935

A Night at the Opera

Mayhem ensues when the Marx brothers enter the world of …
Mayhem ensues when the Marx brothers enter the world of opera. Otis B. Driftwood is helping Mrs. Claypool enter society and gets her to make a major donation to an opera company. The opera company's managing director, Mr. Gottlieb signs a leading tenor, Rodolfo Lasspari, to sing in New York, and he, in turn convinces his current co-star, Rosa to come with him. But Rosa's in love with Ricardo, also a tenor but unknown - and only a member of the chorus. Ricardo and his manager stow away aboard the ship carrying everyone to New York. When none of their plans work out, they ensure that the opera company's presentation of Il Trovatore is one the audience will never forget.
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Reckless
MovieApr 19, 1935

Reckless

Wealthy Bob Harrison buys all the seats in the theatre to watch …
Wealthy Bob Harrison buys all the seats in the theatre to watch Mona Leslie's musical by himself. He loves her, her agent Ned Riley loves her. Conflict ensues.
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1929
Marjorie Annette Bull
MarriageApril 1929

Marjorie Annette Bull

Married Marjorie Annette Bull.
1907
Allan Jones
BirthOctober 1907

Allan Jones

Allan Jones was born.
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