Allen Funt

Allen Funt bio

Birth Name: Allen Funt

Occupation: TV Show Host

Place Of Birth: Brooklyn

Date Of Birth: September 16, 1914

Date Of Death: September 5, 1999

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Allen Funt was born on the 16th of September, 1914. He was best known for being a TV Show Host. Original host of TV’s Candid Camera. He presented the show, which involved everyday people’s reactions to staged pranks, from the 1940s through the 1980s.

Allen Funt was born in Brooklyn. In 1934, he graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Fine Art. He went on to attend Columbia University’s business school. He wrote and published several books, including Candid Kids and Candidly, Allen Funt: A Million Smiles Later.

Allen Funt was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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

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Personal Life

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

Allen Funt was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Allen Funt
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Allen Funt was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Allen Funt was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Allen Funt had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Allen Funt’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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