Allen Ludden (Allen Ludden), formerly known as Allen Packard Ellsworth (Allen Packard Ellsworth), is an American TV personality who is famous for hosting different versions of the game show “Password”. He also hosted a popular game show called “GE College Bowl”. Before entering the television industry, he worked as a youth consultant on radio and magazine columns. His youth show “Watch Your Behavior” is very popular on the radio.
Ludden is also a singer, he released an album called “Allen Ludden Sings His Favourite Songs”. Although he is very popular as a TV personality, few people know that he was an officer in charge of entertainment at the Pacific Theater in the US Army. Speaking of Ludden’s awards and honors, he once won the “Horatio Alger Award”.
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He is also the winner of the “Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host”. After his death, the American celebrity was posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, next to the star of his second wife (Betty White).
Allen Ludden first served in the US Army, where he was an officer in charge of entertainment at the Pacific Theater. Retired from the army in 1946, with the rank of captain. In the late 1940s and early 1950s, Ludden worked as a youth consultant and worked with youth magazines and radio. Since then, he has hosted game shows such as “GE College Bowl”, “The Joker’s Wild” and “Password”. He has hosted many different versions of “password”, such as “password plus”.
He also hosted the talk show “Allen Ludden’s Gallery” and even served as a team member of “The Gong Show”. Americans are also writers. He has written and published some books and novels. As a singer, he released the album “Allen Ludden Sings His Favourite Songs” through RCA Records in 1964. Ludden is also an occasional actor and has participated in some dramas and other performance projects.