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Mel Allen (I) (1913–1996)

Mel Allen was born on February 14, 1913 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA as Melvin Allen Israel. He was an actor and writer, known for The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988), Born on the Fourth of July (1989) and Needful Things (1993). He died on June 16, 1996 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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Needful Things Baseball Announcer
The Babe Ruth Story Mel Allen - New York Yankees Radio Announcer


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 1993 Needful Things
Baseball Announcer
 1992 Baseball 1992: A Video Chronicle (Video)
 1991 Baseball's Funniest Bloopers (Video)
 1991 Baseball 1991: A Video Yearbook (Video)
 1990 This Week in Baseball 1990 (Video)
 1988 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
The Baseball Announcer
 1987 10 Greatest Moments in Yankee History (Video short)
 1987 Baseball Funny Side Up (Video)
 1977 Most Wanted (TV Series)
Detective Able
- The Dutchman (1977) ... Detective Able
 1975 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Baseball Announcer
- The Adventure of the 12th Floor Express (1975) ... Baseball Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1948 Snow Capers (Short)
 1948 The Babe Ruth Story
Mel Allen - New York Yankees Radio Announcer
 1947 Aqua Capers (Short)
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Show Show Self (78 credits)
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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

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Melvin Allen

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His trademark home run calls, "Ballantine Blasts" and "White Owl Wallops," were advertisements for beer and cigars. See more »


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