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Allen Ludden

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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.

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


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Love Boat 1978-1980 TV Series Paul Willis / Martin Scott, Businessman #1
Fantasy Island 1980 TV Series Judge Meyer
Futureworld 1976 Game Show Host
It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! 1975 TV Movie Perry White
Banacek 1974 TV Series Interviewer
The Odd Couple 1972 TV Series Allen Ludden
The Pet Set 1971 TV Series Announcer
The Milton Berle Show 1966 TV Series
Batman 1966 TV Series David Dooley
On the Carousel 1954 TV Series Host (1953-1954)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dinah! 1977 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Password Plus 1979-2012 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself
Black and White Overnight 2001 TV Series Host ('Password')
Card Sharks 1980 TV Series Himself
The Gossip Columnist 1980 TV Movie Himself
Match Game PM 1980 TV Series Himself - Panelist
Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Betty White 1978 TV Special Himself - Comedian
The 1978 Annual Iris Awards 1978 TV Special Himself
Dinah! 1974-1977 TV Series Himself
The Carol Burnett Show 1975-1977 TV Series Himself / Himself - Audience Member
Stumpers! 1976 TV Series Himself - Host
Liar's Club 1976 TV Series Himself / Host (1977-1978)
Showoffs 1975 TV Series Himself
Password All-Stars 1962-1975 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself / Host / ...
Mitzi and a Hundred Guys 1975 TV Special Himself
Match Game 73 1974 TV Series Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1967-1974 TV Series Himself / Himself - Co-Host
The Joker's Wild 1972 TV Series Himself - Host
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury 1972 TV Series Himself
He Said, She Said 1970 TV Series Himself
Allen Ludden's Gallery 1969 TV Series Himself - Host
Talking Pictures 1968 TV Movie Himself - Host
What's My Line? 1962-1967 TV Series Himself - Guest Panelist / Himself - Mystery Guest
The Merv Griffin Show 1965 TV Series Himself
That Regis Philbin Show 1965 TV Series Himself
The Steve Allen Playhouse 1964 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1963 TV Series Himself - Guest
To Tell the Truth 1962-1963 TV Series Himself - Guest Panelist
The Jack Paar Tonight Show 1962 TV Series Himself
The General Electric College Bowl 1959 TV Series Himself - Host

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl 2012 TV Special Himself
Pioneers of Television 2008 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Biography 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
The Most Outrageous Game Show Moments 2002 TV Special Himself
TV's Funniest Game Show Moments 1984 TV Special Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1988 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Television On 31 March 1988. At 6743 Hollywood Blvd.
1976 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Host or Hostess - Game or Audience Participation Show Password (1961)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1974 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Best Host or Hostess in a Game Show Password (1961)


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