Marty Allen

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Allen in June 1960

Marty Allen (born Morton David Alpern, March 23, 1922) is an American comedian, actor, activist, and writer. Allen is known for his stand-up comedy jokes in nightclubs in California and in Las Vegas. He also wrote books about his career and support many foundations.

Allen was born Morton David Alpern on March 23, 1922 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to a Jewish family.[1] He studied at Taylor Allderdice High School and at the University of Southern California. Allen was married to Frenchie Allen until her death in 1976. Then he was married to Katie Blackwell since 1984. He has no children. Allen now lives in Las Vegas, Nevada and in Los Angeles, California.

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