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Also Known As: Died: September 5, 1999
Born: September 16, 1914 Cause of Death: complications from a stroke
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: producer, TV series creator, TV host, editor, radio writer, copywriter, art director (in an advertising agency)

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Allen Funt worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Funt worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Candid Camera" (CBS, 1948-1956), "Candid Camera Looks at the Difference Between Men and Women" (NBC, 1983-84), "It's Only Human" (NBC, 1981-82), "Money Talks" (1972), "The Candid Camera Special" (NBC, 1981-82) and "What Do You Say to a Naked Lady?" (1970) starring Joie Addison. In the eighties, Funt devoted his time to various credits, such as "Candid Kids" (NBC, 1984-85), "Candid Camera: The First 40 Years" (CBS, 1986-87), "Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow" (PBS, 1987-88) and "Candid Camera Christmas Special" (CBS, 1987-88). In the eighties and the nineties, Funt lent his talents to projects like "Candid Camera... Funt's Favorite Funnies" (CBS, 1989-1990), "Candid Camera... Getting Physical" (CBS, 1989-1990), "Candid Camera... Smile, You're on Vacation!" (CBS, 1989-1990), "The Candid Camera Comedy Shopping Spree" (CBS, 1989-1990) and "Candid Camera... Goes to the Doctor" (CBS, 1990-91). Funt last appeared in "Candid Camera... Really Silly Signs" (1991-92). Funt was married to Marilyn Funt and had five children. Allen Funt...

Allen Funt worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Funt worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Candid Camera" (CBS, 1948-1956), "Candid Camera Looks at the Difference Between Men and Women" (NBC, 1983-84), "It's Only Human" (NBC, 1981-82), "Money Talks" (1972), "The Candid Camera Special" (NBC, 1981-82) and "What Do You Say to a Naked Lady?" (1970) starring Joie Addison. In the eighties, Funt devoted his time to various credits, such as "Candid Kids" (NBC, 1984-85), "Candid Camera: The First 40 Years" (CBS, 1986-87), "Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow" (PBS, 1987-88) and "Candid Camera Christmas Special" (CBS, 1987-88). In the eighties and the nineties, Funt lent his talents to projects like "Candid Camera... Funt's Favorite Funnies" (CBS, 1989-1990), "Candid Camera... Getting Physical" (CBS, 1989-1990), "Candid Camera... Smile, You're on Vacation!" (CBS, 1989-1990), "The Candid Camera Comedy Shopping Spree" (CBS, 1989-1990) and "Candid Camera... Goes to the Doctor" (CBS, 1990-91). Funt last appeared in "Candid Camera... Really Silly Signs" (1991-92). Funt was married to Marilyn Funt and had five children. Allen Funt passed away in September 1999 at the age of 85.

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Education

Cornell University: Ithaca , New York -
Pratt Institute: Brooklyn , New York -

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wife:
Marilyn Funt.

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son:
Peter Funt.
daughter:
Patricia FUnt.
son:
John Funt.
daughter:
Juliet Funt.
son:
William Funt.
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