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Writer, actor, and comedian who served as the first host of NBC’s famed late-night program The Tonight Show.
He trained as an infantryman for World War II.
He hit fame as a guest host on Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts.
How did Steve Allen die?
Steve Allen's death was caused by hemopericardium.
Death and legacy At first, it was believed that he had a heart attack. However, Allen’s autopsy revealed that he actually died from hemopericardium, caused by injuries sustained in the accident. Though the condition was partially caused by atherosclerosis, the death was ruled accidental.
|Cause of death||Hemopericardium|
|Age of death||78 years|
|Profession||Tv Show Host|
|Birthday||December 26, 1921|
|Death date||October 30, 2000|
|Place of death||Encino, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"Totalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized."Steve Allen
"In those of us who have the mysterious ability to amuse others, it is usually the case that even before we were aware of our own abilities, we had become practiced at laughing more than other children in our social circle."Steve Allen
"Many comedians and comedy writers have shared the childhood experience of learning to joke to protect themselves from neighborhood bullies when challenge or physical defense were not among the sensible options."Steve Allen
"I used to be a heavy gambler. But now I just make mental bets. That's how I lost my mind."Steve Allen
"It often seems that, for whatever strange reasons, comedians, in addition to their formal performances, have more comic experiences in real life than other people do."Steve Allen