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Billie Allen
photo credit: Tracker748
Age 91
Birthday 13 January, 1925
Died 29 December, 2015
Place of Death Manhattan, New York City
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality American
Occupation Actress
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Billie Allen (January 13, 1925 – December 29, 2015) was an American actress, theater director, dancer and entertainer. Allen was one of the first black actors and performers to appear on television and stage in the United States, at a time when those venues were largely closed to African Americans. During the 1950s, Allen became one of the first black entertainers to have a recurring role on network television when she was cast on CBS' The Phil Silvers Show, beginning in 1955. She was also one of the first African Americans to appear on television commercials in the U.S. She was also known for her work on and off Broadway.

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