Allan Melvin

Allan Melvin bio

Birth Name: Allan Melvin

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: Kansas City

Date Of Birth: February 18, 1923

Date Of Death: January 17, 2008

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Allan Melvin was born on the 18th of February, 1923. He was best known for being a TV Actor. American character actor best known for playing Corporal Henshaw on The Phil Silvers Show, Sam the butcher on The Brady Bunch, and Barney Hefner on All in the Family.

Allan Melvin was born in Kansas City. He won the Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts radio competition and began a career in theatre before moving to television. He also appeared in television commercials for Frosted Flakes, Remington electric razors, and Liquid-Plumr.

Allan Melvin was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Allan Melvin was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Allan Melvin is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Allan Melvin’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Allan Melvin’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Allan Melvin kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Allan Melvin was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Allan Melvin
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Allan Melvin was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Allan Melvin was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Allan Melvin had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Allan Melvin’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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