Tv Show Host

How Steve Allen Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Steve Allen reached the respectable age of 78 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous TV show host.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Writer, actor, and comedian who served as the first host of NBC’s famed late-night program The Tonight Show.

He trained as an infantryman for World War II.

He hit fame as a guest host on Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts.

How did Steve Allen die?

Steve Allen's death was caused by Hemopericardium.

Death and legacy At first, it was believed that he had a heart attack. However, Allen’s autopsy revealed that he actually died from hemopericardium, caused by injuries sustained in the accident. Though the condition was partially caused by atherosclerosis, the death was ruled accidental.

Information about the death of Steve Allen
Cause of deathHemopericardium
Age of death78 years
ProfessionTv Show Host
BirthdayDecember 26, 1921
Death dateOctober 30, 2000
Place of deathEncino, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


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"Pretend you're a southern sheriff. Or Mae West. Or Donald Duck. Buy a western hat and walk around the house like a cowboy. The point of all this, of course, is to draw yourself out of your accustomed groove."

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"If we do not know what humor is, that may be because we do not know what humankind is."

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"To the extent that there is anything properly identifiable as dignity in our society today, our present writers of comedy would be inclined to treat it as a proper object of ridicule."

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