Allen Swift

Allen Swift

Age
86 (passed away Apr. 18th, 2010)
Birthday
Jan. 16th, 1924
Born in
New York City, New York, USA
Height

Allen Swift's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Underdog TV Show
Underdog
Tennessee Tuxedo and his Tales TV Show
Tennessee Tuxedo and his Tales
King Leonardo and His Short Subjects TV Show
King Leonardo and His Short Subjects
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Swift was the first host/performer of WPIX TV Ch. ll NYC's "Popeye Show" weekday evenings from Monday, September 10, 1956, to Friday, September 23, 1960. He hosted the show as "Captain Allen".
  • Took his professional name from the last names of two of his favorite satirists, 'Fred Allen (I)' (qv) and 'Jonathan Swift (I)' (qv).
  • Supplied the voices for many of the characters in the 1970s Hostess dessert cake commercials. Voices included Twinkie The Kid, Captain Cupcake and Chief Big Wheel.
  • Son is comic, character actor, mimic and singer, 'Lewis J. Stadlen' (qv).


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