Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Mel Allen Biography (1913-)
Born February 14, 1913, in Birmingham, AL. Addresses: Contact--c/o NewYork Yankees, Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY 10451.
- Birth Details
- February 14, 1913
- Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Credits; Television Appearances
- Host, Let's Celebrate (series), NBC, 1946.
- Host, This Week in Baseball (series), syndicated, beginning in the 1970s.
- Attendant, Money to Burn (movie), ABC, 1973.
- Himself, Million Dollar Infield (movie), CBS, 1982.
- Himself, Please Watch the Jon Lovitz Special (also known as The Jon Lovitz Show; pilot), Fox, 1992.
- Baseball narrator, Mickey Mantle: The American Dream Come to Life (special), PBS, 1993.
- Himself, American Coaches: Men of Vision and Victory (special), HBO, 1994.
- Also appeared as Sportscaster, Thursday Night Basketball (series), 1949;Host, Sports Spot (series), 1951-54; Host, Jackpot Bowling Starring Milton Berle (series), 1959-61; and Mr. Phelps, The Rag Tag Champs (special), 1978.
Credits; Film Appearances
- Sports Announcer, The Babe Ruth Story, Allied Artists, 1948.
- Himself, The Flamingo Kid, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984.
- Baseball Announcer, Naked Gun--From the Files of the Police Squad!, Paramount, 1988.
- Himself, Born on the Fourth of July, Universal, 1989.
- Baseball Announcer, Needful Things, Columbia, 1993.
- Narrator (with others), Thrilling Moments in Sports: Actual Voices and Sounds from the Greatest Events in Sports History, Harmony, 1967.
- Contributor to Sport and Yankee.
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