Although he began his career in radio, Allen later became best known for his work on television. He first won the attention of the entire nation, being invited leading variety show Arthur Godfrey (Arthur Godfrey) `Talent Scouts`. In addition,Stephen became the first leading an evening talk show `The Tonight Show`, playing an important role in promoting this innovative format. After that, a well-known American led these games and variety shows like `Steve Shaw Allena` (` The Steve Allen Show`), `I`ve Got a Secret` and` new show Steve Allena` (` The New Steve Allen show`).Article text in Russian:
Steve Allen (Steve Allen) was born on th December 26, 1921 - th year, died on October 30, 2000. The star of American television, a musician, an actor, comedian and writer.
Although he began his career on the radio, Allen subsequently became best known for his work on television.He first won the attention of the entire nation, as a guest host variety show Arthur Godfrey (Arthur Godfrey) `Talent Scouts`. In addition, Stephen became the first leading an evening talk show `The Tonight Show`, playing an important role in promoting this innovative format. After that, a well-known American led these games and variety shows like `Steve Shaw Allena` (` The Steve Allen Show`), `I`ve
Got a Secret` and `new show Steve Allena` (` The New Steve Allen Show`).
Stephen Valentine Patrick William `Stiv` Allen (Stephen Valentine Patrick William` Steve` Allen) was born on December 26, 1921 in New York (New York City).The son of comedian Isabelle Allen Donohue (Isabelle Donohue Allen), who played in vaudeville under the stage name Belle Montrose (Belle Montrose), and Allen Carroll (Carroll Allen), known on stage under the name Billy Allen (Billy Allen). Steve grew up in the South Side of Chicago (Chicago), in an Irish Catholic family of his mother.Once an American comedian and actor Milton Berle (Milton Berle) mother called Allen `the funniest woman in vodevile`.
His first job rdio Steven got in Phoenix (Phoenix), Arizona (Arizona). During World War II he joined the ranks of the armed forces, was trained infantryman, and then went back to Phoenix,before he moved to California (California).
The first television experience Allen received in 1949, responding to an ad, offering to become a commentator professional wrestling bouts. After working for CBS Radio Steve presented his first television show `Steve Shaw Allena` on Christmas Day, 1950, which, unfortunately,there has been a modest ratings and was canceled in 1952.
National attention Allen honored by becoming `sluchaynym` leading show Arthur Godfrey (Arthur Godfrey)` Talet Scouts`. The fact that Godfrey could not appear at one of the esters, Allen and replaced it with the last minute.Watching from Miami (Miami) for the way Steve plays the fool on the camera, Advertising tea `Lipton`, Godfrey decided to make it the main leading party and his variety show.
In 1956 it started a new prime-time show under the old name `Steve Shaw Allena` (` The Steve Allen Show`),which bypassed on ratings Show `Edda Sallivana` (` Ed Sullivan Show`). Stephen guests were many popular movie and TV stars, including Bob Hope (Bob Hope), Kim Novak (Kim Novak), Errol Flynn (Errol Flynn), Esther Williams (Esther Williams), Martha Ray (Martha Raye) and many others. al.
Steven Goodman married Dorothy (Dorothy Goodman) in 1943. The couple had three children - Steve Jr. (Steve Jr.), Brian (Brian) and David (David). The marriage ended in divorce in 1952 ,
Allen and married a second time - the actress Jayne Meadows (Jayne Meadows), sister of actress Audrey Meadows (Audrey Meadows). From his second marriage he was born the son of Bill Allen (Bill Allen).Steve and Jane have been married since 1954, until his death in 2000.
October 30, 2000, Allen was driving to the home of his son in Encino, California (Encino, California), when another vehicle crashed into it. Steve and the other driver is considered that lightly, and the car damage was minimal,so that the accident participants simply exchange insurance information and went on it.
Once in the house her son, shortly Allen felt bad and decided to take a nap. He suffered a massive heart attack and died, and autopsy results showed that the car accident caused a rupture of a blood vessel in his chest,which is why the blood hit the sack that surrounds the heart. The popular presenter did not live a few months before his 79th birthday.
Allen is also known as a prolific composer who wrote more than 14 thousand songs. He won the award Gremmi` `(` Grammy award`) in 1963 in the category `Best jazz kompozitsiya` with the song` The Gravy Waltz`.Steven was the author of over 50 books and has received as much as two nominal star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame