“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Steve Allen (American Entertainer)
Date of Birth:
December 26, 1921
Date of Death:
October 30, 2000
Steve Allen, born Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen was an American television personality, musician, actor, comedian and writer. Though he got his start in radio, Allen is best known for his television career. He first gained national attention as a guest host on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. He graduated to become the first host of The Tonight Show, where he was instrumental in innovating the concept of the television talk show. Thereafter he hosted numerous game and variety shows, including the Steve Allen Show, I've Got a Secret, The New Steve Allen Show and was a regular panel member on CBS's What's My Line?.