Entertainment Marty Allen, Comedian and Game Show Regular, Dies at 95

13:06  13 february  2018
13:06  13 february  2018 Source:   thewrap.com

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Marty Allen , a beloved comedian and staple for TV variety shows and game shows , has died . He was 95 . Described as “baby-faced, bug-eyed comic,” he later became a regular on “The Hollywood Squares” and other popular game shows .

Described as “baby-faced, bug-eyed comic,” he later became a regular on “The Hollywood Squares” and other popular game shows . Marty Allen , Comedian and Daytime T.V. Favorite, Dies at 95 .

Marty Allen wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera © TheWrap Marty Allen

Marty Allen, a beloved comedian and staple for TV variety shows and game shows, has died. He was 95.

Allen's spokeswoman Candi Cazau confirmed his death to the Associated Press on Monday. He died of complications from pneumonia in Las Vegas with his wife and longtime performing partner, Karon Kate Blackwell, by his side.

Best known for his greeting and catchphrase "hello dere," Allen shared the stage with Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Lena Horne and Elvis Presley, among others.

Born in Pittsburgh, Allen served in Italy in the Army Air Corps in World War II -- earning a medal for valor -- before turning to entertainment.

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4:12. Comedian , actor Marty Allen dies at 95 . Marty Allen , regular comic presence on talk and variety shows for 2 decades, is dead.

The beloved bug-eyed comic was known for his greeting and catchphrase "hello dere".

He first found success in the duo Allen & Rossi with late partner Steve Rossi. They were favorites on "The Ed Sullivan Show" before breaking up in 1968.

Described as "baby-faced, bug-eyed comic," he later became a regular on "The Hollywood Squares" and other popular game shows.

His first wife, Lorraine "Frenchy" Allen, died in 1976 and he went on to marry singer-songwriter Blackwell in 1984.

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