Lester Allen

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Lester Allen
Born (1891-11-17)November 17, 1891
Utica, New York, U.S.
Died November 6, 1949(1949-11-06) (aged 57)
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1929–1949

Lester Allen (November 17, 1891 – November 6, 1949) was a screen, stage, vaudeville, circus actor, and film director. In vaudeville, he appeared in a double act with Nellie Breen and also emceed at the Palace Theatre.[1]

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Allen was struck and killed while crossing Ventura Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Laurie, Joe, Jr. Vaudeville: From the Honky-tonks to the Palace. New York: Henry Holt, 1953. p. 230, 489.

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