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Noun: Allen  a-lun
  1. A soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1738-1789)
    - Ethan Allen
  2. United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964)
    - Gracie Allen, Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen, Gracie
  3. United States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-)
    - Woody Allen, Allen Stewart Konigsberg

Type of: actor, comedienne, film maker, film producer, filmmaker, histrion, movie maker, player, pongo [Brit], role player, soldier, thespian

Encyclopedia: Allen, Michael