Allen Funt (1914–1999)

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Allen Funt was born on September 16, 1914 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a producer and writer, known for Money Talks (1972), Candid Candid Camera Volume 5 (1986) and The New Candid Camera (1974). He was married to Marilyn Funt and Evelyn Michael. He died on September 5, 1999 in Pebble Beach, California, USA. See full bio »
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 1990 Candid Camera on Vacation (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 Candid Camera Eat! Eat! Eat! (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Candid Camera: First 40 Years (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1986 Candid Candid Camera Volume 5 (Video) (producer)
 1985 Candid Candid Camera Volume 3 (Video) (producer)
 1985 Candid Candid Camera Volume 4 (Video) (producer)
 1983 Candid Camera's 35th Birthday (TV Movie) (producer)
 1983 More Candid Candid Camera (Video) (producer)
 1983 Candid Camera: Now & Then (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1982 Candid Candid Camera Vol. 1 (Video) (producer)
 1976 Candid Camera (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.4 (1976) ... (producer)
 1974 The New Candid Camera (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 September 1974 (1974) ... (producer)
 1972 Money Talks (Documentary) (producer)
 1970 What Do You Say to a Naked Lady? (Documentary) (producer)
 1963 Tell It to the Camera (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 December 1963 (1963) ... (executive producer)
 1962-1963 Candid Camera (TV Series) (producer - 25 episodes)
- Chester Morris, Sid Ramin, Carmel Quinn (1963) ... (producer)
- Chester Morris, Sid Ramin, Carmel Quinn (1963) ... (producer)
 1954-1955 Omnibus (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- H.M.S. Pinafore (I) (1955) ... (producer - segment "Jury Duty")
- The Man Who Married a Dumb Wife (1954) ... (producer - segment "Children of the U.N.")
 1953 Candid Camera (TV Series) (producer)
 1952 Candid Microphone: Series 4, No. 4 (Short) (producer)
 1950 Candid Microphone: Series 2. No. 5 (Short) (producer)
 1948 Candid Camera (TV Series) (producer)
Show Show Writer (8 credits)
Show Show Director (13 credits)
Show Show Actor (4 credits)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (48 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

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Produced "Candid Microphone" on radio before moving the format to television with "Candid Camera" See more »

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Once helped to avert a potentially disasterous situation simply by being in the right place at the right time. In the early 1970s, a plane on which Funt was a passenger was hijacked to Cuba. The passengers, having seen Funt board the plane, assumed that it was all an elaborate "Candid Camera" gag, thoroughly confounding the hijackers by laughing at and, in one case, applauding their actions. ... See more »

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