American comedian, actor, and writer
Portrait by Allan Warren, 1986
January 20, 1896
|Died||March 9, 1996 (aged 100)|
|Cause of death||Cardiac arrest|
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, writer|
(1926–64; her death; 2 children)
He was well known for his comedy routines with his wife, Gracie Allen, involving her tall tales about her relatives. The Burns & Allen Show was broadcast on radio from 1942 to 1950 and on television from 1950 to 1958.