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|Birth:||16th September, 1914|
|Death:||5th September, 1999|
|Profession:||Television Director, Television Presenter, Television Producer, Writer|
Allen Albert Funt was an American television producer, director and writer, television personality, best known as the creator and host of Candid Camera from the 1940s to 1980s, as either a regular television show or a television series of specials. Its most notable run was from 1960 to 1967 on CBS. Funt received a BA in Fine Arts from Cornell University in 1934 and studied business administration at Columbia University. Funt wrote several books, beginning with Eavesdropper at Large: Adventures in Human Nature with "Candid Mike". He followed Candid Kids with Candidly, Allen Funt: A Million Smiles Later. During the 1970s, Funt made two documentary films based on the hidden camera theme: What Do You Say to a Naked Lady? and Money Talks. Funt also produced a syndicated version of Candid Camera from 1974 to 1979; his co-hosts included, at various times, John Bartholomew Tucker, Phyllis George and Jo Ann Pflug. In the 1980s, Funt produced a series of adult-oriented videos called Candid Candid Camera. Born in New York City, Funt lived for a short time in Westchester County, New York in Croton-on-Hudson. After a stroke in 1993, he became incapacitated and died in 1999 in Pebble Beach, California.
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