Lester Allen

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Lester Allen
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Born(1891-11-17)November 17, 1891
DiedNovember 6, 1949(1949-11-06) (aged 57)
OccupationActor
Years active1929–1949

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]

Death[edit]

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

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1930 Leave It to Lester Lester Aloysius Sebastian Brown
1941 The Devil Commands Dr. Van Den Uncredited
1941 Underground Herr Krantz Uncredited
1943 The Heat's On Mouse Beller
1943 Klondike Kate Duster Dan
1944 Irish Eyes Are Smiling Heming Uncredited
1945 The Great Flamarion Tony
1945 The Dolly Sisters Morrie Keno Uncredited
1946 The Dark Mirror George Benson
1947 Fun on a Weekend Hot Dog Vendor
1948 The Pirate Uncle Capucho
1948 That Lady in Ermine Jester Uncredited
1948 Crime on Their Hands Runty Short
1949 Ma and Pa Kettle Geoduck
1950 Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town Geoduck Uncredited
1950 Johnny One-Eye Designer-Choreographer
1950 Love That Brute Al Allen, Theatrical Producer Uncredited, (final film role)

References[edit]

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

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