Gracie Allen

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United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964)

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In the documentary Make 'Em Laugh, the actor Lewis Stadlen notes that "George Burns and Gracie Allen captured the idea that men are from Mars and women are from Venus.
In a final twist, the phrase's origin was tracked down to the late American comedienne Gracie Allen.
Balzer's early radio comedy-writing career included stints for Bob ``Bazooka'' Burns on the Bing Crosby Kraft Music Hall and for George Burns and Gracie Allen.
Post: You recently were honored with a Gracie Allen Tribute Award for embodying the same pioneering spirit as Gracie Allen.
The independent movie tells the tale of 50s Hollywood husband-and-wife team George Burns and Gracie Allen continuing their romance in heaven.
From then on, Fox wrote gags and sketches and his material was used by the greatest American comics including George Burns, Red Skelton, Gracie Allen, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Spike Jones, Doris Day, Lucille Ball, Bing Crosby and Jackie Gleason.
Katy took both her mother and her aunt to New York, where they saw her receive her award at the American Women in Radio and Television Gracie Allen Awards on June 22.
Avis Moore, the University of Arkansas at little Rock's public radio business manager and producer, last week received the Gracie Allen Award from the American Women in Radio and Television.
at downtown Hoboken, once hosted George Burns and Gracie Allen, but was demolished 50 years ago and subsequently used as a parking lot.
As a "literary" work this book could have been about Alice: part Gracie Allen, part Earth Mother, part Farm Woman.
Brian Murray's Man and Marian Seldes's Woman are the same figures "after the fall," now in the guise of George Burns and Gracie Allen, the gruff-voiced wise-cracker and his ditsy female sidekick.
Not as smooth as a Gracie Allen retort, but it worked.
In the 1920s, he formed a vaudeville act with partner Gracie Allen, who died in 1964.
In the 1920s, he teamed up with Gracie Allen, who he called the real star of the partnership.
In a career that lasted more than 90 years, he found his greatest fame as straight man to his wife Gracie Allen.