Obituary of Allen Ludden

Allen Ludden

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

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Allen Ludden Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Ludden, Allen
    • Common Name: Allen Ludden
    • Birth Name: Allen Packard Ellsworth
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • Birthplace: Mineral Point, Wisconsin, U.S.
    • Birth Date: October 05, 1917
    • Age: 63 (at death)
    • Category/Genre: TV Personality

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Margaret McGloin (married 1943-1961, her death)
      • Betty White (married 1963-1981, his death)
    • Father: Elmer Ellsworth
    • Mother: Leila M. Allen
    • Sons:
      • David Ludden
    • Daughters:
      • Martha Ludden
      • Sarah Ludden

Death Notice:

  • Date: June 09, 1981
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Stomach cancer (related complications)
  • Interment: Buried in Graceland Cemetery in Mineral Point, Wisconsin

Category Tags:

TV Personality American Born on October 5th Born in 1917 Born in WisconsinDied in 1981Died from Stomach cancer

Allen's Notable Roles:

  • Host of the game show Password

Quotable Quotes:

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

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