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Elizabeth Allen
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Birth: Jan. 25, 1929
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Sep. 19, 2006
Fishkill
Dutchess County
New York, USA

Actress. Probably best remembered for her role as 'Miss Amelia Dedham' in "Donovan's Reef" (1963), opposite John Wayne and as Paul Lynde's wife Martha on "The Paul Lynde Show", which ran for one season in 1972. Born Elizabeth Ellen Gillease, she began her career as a fashion model, before making her television debut as an "Away We Go!" girl on "The Jackie Gleason Show," in 1950. Allen also appeared in several television shows, including a memorable episode of "The Twilight Zone" as a saleslady/mannequin who can only be seen by Anne Francis. Elizabeth also had a featured role on the short-lived drama "Texas," from 1980-1982. Her film credits include, "Diamond Head," and "Cheyenne Autumn," in 1963. Her primary work was on the Broadway stage. She was twice nominated for Tony Awards for "The Gay Life" and "Do I Hear a Waltz?" She retired from acting in 1996 after one final tour with the musical "42nd Street," and stayed out of public view. Elizabeth Allen died of Kidney disease at the age of 77. (bio by: The Perplexed Historian) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Created by: The Perplexed Historian
Record added: Sep 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15923545
Elizabeth Allen
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Elizabeth Allen
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Elizabeth Allen
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My darling dear Lady. Rest peacefully.
- Old Coot
 Added: Dec. 24, 2013
You were unforgetablein " Donovan's Reef" Fod Rest You.
- LectorMan
 Added: Aug. 17, 2013

- Jane Ellen Wayne
 Added: Aug. 5, 2013
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