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Jed Allen

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Full Name: Jed Allen
Birth Date: March 1, 1935
Age: 89 years
Death Date: March 9, 2019
Gender: Male
Profession: American actor and television host
Country: United States
Horoscope: Pisces
Height: 6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)
WifeToby Brown
Birth PlaceNew York
EducationUniversity of Washington
FatherNathan Brown
MotherCelia Brown
KidsMitch, Rick and Dean Brown
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Jed Allan Brown aka Jed Allan (1st March 1935 – 9th March 2019), was an American actor and television host. He was famous as Soap Opera Actor. Allen is best known as C.C. Capwell on Santa Barbara, Don Craig on Days of Our Lives, Rush Sanders on Beverly Hills, 90210, Scott Turner on Lassie, and Harold Johnson on The Bay.


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Jed Allen: Wiki, Bio, Parents, Education

Jed Allan Brown aka Jed Allan was born on 1st March 1935 in New York, United States to his parents Celia Brown (Mother) and Nathan Brown (Father). He passed away on 9th March 2019 in Palm Desert, California, United States at the age of 84. Jed Allen died eight days after his 84th birthday but the cause of death is still unknown.

Talking about his education, Allan attended the University of Washington, where he majored in Drama. While in college, he supported himself working as a radio and television announcer and sportscaster. He appeared in several Broadway production such as Viva Madison Avenue!, Oliver!, and Barefoot in the Park.


Jed Allen: Professional Career

Allen made his debut as trouble-making Ace Hubbard on Love of Life in 1964. He played in a series “The Secret Storm” as Professor Paul Britton in 1964-65. Allan replaced his future Santa Barbara co-star Nicolas Coster in the part. After that in 1968, he appeared as Peter Costigan in the movie, “Ice Station Zebra”. In the same year, he worked in the TV series “Lassie” as Ranger Scott Turner from 1968-1970.

Additionally, he was hosting the TV show “Celebrity Bowling”, as well as a game show pilot, Temptation, in 1981 for Ralph Andrews and Columbia Pictures Television. In the middle of this in 1974, his two movies came out, “The Man from Clover Grove” and “The Photographer” where he depicted the role of The Hippie and Joe Hennesey respectively. From 1971-1985, he worked in “Days of Our Lives” TV show as Don Craig.

In the middle of this session, he released his movie “Zero Tolerance” who became George Wells in the movie. Later during 1986-1993, he was casted in “Santa Barbara” where he was given the role of C.C. Capwell. Furthermore, “Beverly Hills, 90210” was his next TV series and got the character of Rush Sanders. Following the year in 1997, he acted the role of Ed Grant in his next series “Port Charles”.

Jed Allen’s Book, Please Spell The Name Right

Moreover, he portrayed the character of Edward Quartermaine in the serial titled “General Hospital”. In 1973, Allan played a character in an episode of Adam-12 titled “Capture”. Allan wrote a book, Please, Spell the Name Right, in reference to his name often being spelled incorrectly. The book is about his experiences of 50 years as an actor working with other actors and was released in November 2004.


Jed Allen: Personal Life; Wife, Kids

The actor, Jed Allan tied the knot with his wife Toby Brown on 21st September 1958, spending more than forty years of their life together. Allen has three sons- Mitch, Rick and Dean Brown. During his life, he raised his children as a single father. As, Mrs. Allen left the world in 2001.

Jed Allen with his wife

Unfortunately, on 9th March 2019, Mr. Jed Allen passed away. Mr. Allen’s son Rick Brown confirmed the news through his Facebook fan page. The post reads, “So sorry to post the very sad news of my Father’s passing tonight. He died peacefully and was surrounded by his family and loved so much by us and so many others”.


Jed Allen: Some other facts about Jed Allen

The American actor stood at the height of 6 feet & 3 inches. He belonged to the birth sign Pisces. Allen was won the Soapy Award for Best Actor for 1978 & 1979 Days of Our Lives.