Irwin Allen
Date of Birth
Jun 12, 1916
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


Producer/director Irwin Allen carved out a unique niche for himself in Hollywood with a string of science fiction/adventure series on television in the 1960s, and as a maker of big-budget disaster movies in the 1970s. He became so successful in the latter endeavor that the press christened him "the master of disaster." Born in New York City in 1916, Allen graduated from Columbia University's...