Obituary of Allen Ludden

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Allen Ludden

Allen Ludden (born October 5th, 1917 in Mineral Point, Wisconsin) was a TV Personality and game show host who was best known for hosting the American TV game show "Password" between 1961 and 1980. Allen died quietly on June 9, 1981 in Los Angeles, after a year long battle with stomach cancer. He was only 63 when he passed.

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Allen Ludden Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Ludden, Allen
    • Common Name: Allen Ludden
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Mineral Point, Wisconsin, United States
    • Birth Date: October 05, 1917
    • Age: 63 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Al
    • Occupation: TV Personality

    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Ritz crackers
    • Favorite Color: Red (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Allen's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Allen Packard Ellsworth
    • Father: Elmer Ellsworth
    • Mother: Leila M. Allen
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Margaret McGloin (married 1943-1961, her death)
      • Betty White (married 14 June 1963-1981, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • David Ludden (with McGloin)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Martha Ludden (with McGloin)
      • Sarah Ludden (with McGloin)
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Death Notice:

  • Date: June 09, 1981
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Cancer (Stomach)
  • Interment: Buried in Graceland Cemetery in Mineral Point, Wisconsin

Category Tags:

TV PersonalityAmerican Born on October 5th Born in 1917 Born in WisconsinDied in 1981Died from Cancer

Allen's Notable Roles:

  • Host of the game show

Quotable Quotes:

"Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars."

"Is the word of the day loopy?"

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