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Elizabeth Allen ACTOR




ELIZABETH ALLEN BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Elizabeth Allen was born on January 25th, 1929 in Jersey City, New Jersey with the birth name Elizabeth Ellen Gillease.  Her interest in entertainment first began as working as a fashion model for Ford Modeling Agency
 
She began to catch the attention of Hollywood with her modeling work and her experience as a stage performer with the Helen Hayes Repertory Gorup.  Soon was appearing on such television shows as, "The Jackie Gleason Show" followed by appearances on such series as, "Kojak", "The Fugitive", "Checkmate", "Burke's Law", "C.P.O. Sharkey", "Another World", "Texas", "Mannix", "Paris 7000" and one of Allen's most known roles on, "The Twilight Zone".
 
In addition to modeling, stage and television work she has also appeared on the big screen in such features as, "From the Terrace" (1960) starring Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Barbara Eden, Ina Balin and Leon Ames, "Donovan's Reef" (1963) starring John Wayne and Lee Marvin, "Diamond Head" (1963) starring alongside Charlton Heston, Yvette Mimieux, George Chakiris, James Darren and France Nuyen, "Cheyenne Autumn" (1963) starring James Stewart, Richard Widmark, Gilbert Roland, Carroll Baker, Ricardo Montalban, Edward G. Robinson, Arthur Kennedy, Sal Mineo, George O'Brien, Karl Malden, Dolores del Rio, Victor Jory and Mike Mazurki, "Star Spangled Girl" (1971) starring Sandy Duncan and Tony Roberts and "The Carey Treatment" (1972) starring James Coburn, Jennifer O'Neill and Pat Hingle
 
Allen loved performing live on the stage and she added a number or production roles to her resume over the course of her career appearing in, "The Gay Life", "Do I Hear a Waltz?", "Romanoff and Juliet", "California Suite", "The Pajama Game", "South Pacific" and Show Boat".
 
Elizabeth Allen married only once to Byron Carl von Virringhoff-Schell in 1952 however by 1955 this marriage came to an end.  She never re-married or had any of her own children.  On September 19th, 2006 she passed away at the age of seventy seven in Fishkill, New York after suffering from kidney failure.   
 
 
Filmography

1983   Guiding Light 

1983   Shaft of Love 
 
1980-1982  Texas

1980   Another World

1979   Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
 
1979   No Other Love 

1977   NBC Special Treat 

1976-1977  CPO Sharkey 
 
1976   Barnaby Jones 

1975   Cannon 

1974   Insight
 
1974   Kojak

1974   The ABC Afternoon Playbreak

1973   Faraday and Company
 
1972-1973  The Paul Lynde Show

1972   The Carey Treatment 

1971   Star Spangled Girl 
 
1971   Mannix

1971   The Young Lawyers 

1969-1970  Bracken's World 
 
1970   Paris 7000 

1969   The High Chaparral

1963-1966  The Fugitive
 
1966   The F.B.I. 

1966   Dr. Kildare 

1966   The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 
 
1964   The Reporter

1964   Cheyenne Autumn

1964   Slattery's People
 
1963-1964  Burke's Law

1963   Donovan's Reef 

1960-1963  Naked City
 
1963   Stoney Burke

1963   Combat

1963   Ben Casey
 
1963   Diamond Head

1963   The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 

1961   Bachelor Father 
 
1961   Alcoa Premiere 

1961   77 Sunset Strip

1961   Thriller 
 
1961   Route 66

1960   Checkmate 

1960   From the Terrace 
 
1960   Twilight Zone

1960   Tales of Wells Fargo

1957   The Jackie Gleason Show 







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