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Allen Ludden

Biography

Host of Security password, a game display that ran from 1961 until 1980 and Security password In addition. He also received a Day time Emmy Honor for Outstanding Video game Display Host. He briefly worked well as a teenager column consultant in local mags and r / c. He hosted many Television shows including GE University Bowl. He wedded actress Betty White colored in 1963. Both met when White colored appeared on Security password like a panelist. He previously three children called David, Sarah and Martha. He was be successful by Tom Kennedy as sponsor of Security password Plus.

Quick Facts


Full Name Allen Ludden
Date Of Birth October 5, 1917
Died June 9, 1981, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth Mineral Point, WI
Profession Game Show Host
Education University of Texas at Austin
Nationality American
Spouse Betty White, Margaret McGloin
Children David Ludden, Sarah Ludden, Martha Ludden
Parents Elmer Ellsworth, Leila M. Allen, Homer Ludden, Jr
Awards Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host
Movies Futureworld
TV Shows Expedition Africa, Liar's Club, Password Plus and Super Password, Stumpers, Password, College Bowl, Unbreakable, Win with the Stars
Star Sign Libra

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#Fact
1Attended the University of Texas.
2Posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; it is located next to his wife Betty White's star.
3Recipient of the Horatio Alger Award (1961).
4He and his first wife had three children: David, Martha, and Sarah.
5He met his wife, Betty White, on an episode of Password All-Stars (1961), when she was a panelist.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Love Boat1978-1980TV SeriesPaul Willis / Martin Scott, Businessman #1
Fantasy Island1980TV SeriesJudge Meyer
Futureworld1976Game Show Host
It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman!1975TV MoviePerry White
Banacek1974TV SeriesInterviewer
The Odd Couple1972TV SeriesAllen Ludden
The Pet Set1971TV SeriesAnnouncer
The Milton Berle Show1966TV Series
Batman1966TV SeriesDavid Dooley
On the Carousel1954TV SeriesHost (1953-1954)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dinah!1977TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Password Plus1979-2012TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
Black and White Overnight2001TV SeriesHost ('Password')
Card Sharks1980TV SeriesHimself
The Gossip Columnist1980TV MovieHimself
Match Game PM1980TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Betty White1978TV SpecialHimself - Comedian
The 1978 Annual Iris Awards1978TV SpecialHimself
Dinah!1974-1977TV SeriesHimself
The Carol Burnett Show1975-1977TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Audience Member
Stumpers!1976TV SeriesHimself - Host
Liar's Club1976TV SeriesHimself / Host (1977-1978)
Showoffs1975TV SeriesHimself
Password All-Stars1962-1975TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself / Host / ...
Mitzi and a Hundred Guys1975TV SpecialHimself
Match Game 731974TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1967-1974TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Co-Host
The Joker's Wild1972TV SeriesHimself - Host
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury1972TV SeriesHimself
He Said, She Said1970TV SeriesHimself
Allen Ludden's Gallery1969TV SeriesHimself - Host
Talking Pictures1968TV MovieHimself - Host
What's My Line?1962-1967TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist / Himself - Mystery Guest
The Merv Griffin Show1965TV SeriesHimself
That Regis Philbin Show1965TV SeriesHimself
The Steve Allen Playhouse1964TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1963TV SeriesHimself - Guest
To Tell the Truth1962-1963TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHimself
The General Electric College Bowl1959TV SeriesHimself - Host

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl2012TV SpecialHimself
Pioneers of Television2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Biography2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The Most Outrageous Game Show Moments2002TV SpecialHimself
TV's Funniest Game Show Moments1984TV SpecialHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1988Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 31 March 1988. At 6743 Hollywood Blvd.
1976Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Host or Hostess - Game or Audience Participation ShowPassword (1961)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1974Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsBest Host or Hostess in a Game ShowPassword (1961)


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