Allan Drake

Allan Drake

Massachusetts, USA
Death 8 Mar 1986 (aged 64)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 6107376 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Massachusetts, he was comedian best remembered for the role of Rodney Victor on the television comedy series "Sanford and Son". He began his career as a standup comic appearing on the "The Ed Sullivan Show" in the 1950s. He soon became a popular figure on "The Jackie Gleason Show", "The Dean Martin Comedy Hour" and "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson". As a straight performer, he also appeared on the TV series "Cheyenne", "The Good Guys", "The Courtship of Eddie's Father", plus the films "Sex Kittens Go to Hollywood" (1960) and "Norman, Is That You? (1976). He died at age 64 in Los Angeles, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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