Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen (December 26, 1921 - Ocotber 30, 2000) mostly known as Steve Allen was a American movie, television actor, television personality, musician, writer, and comedian best knonw for his show The Steve Allen Show.
Allen introduced many new celebrities and performers on his shows, including Jerry Lee Lewis and Jack Kerouac. He also recorded an album with Kerouac, with Kerouac reading poetry and Allen playing piano with a jazz combo.
Allen was married to Dorothy Goodman from 1943 until they divorced in 1952. Lastly he married Jayne Meadows from 1954 until his death in 2000. He had four children.
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- Haynes, Karima A. (May 7, 1997). "Opposites Attract, Succeed for Decades". Los Angeles Times. http://articles.latimes.com/1997-05-07/local/me-56437_1_love-letters.
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