Allen Funt
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1914
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, New York City, NY

Biography

The name Allen Funt is synonymous with the long-running Candid Camera television franchise and its many incarnations. The basic premise of his program was to play gentle practical jokes upon innocent passersby and film their reactions. Classic Funt schemes include vending machines that talk back unexpectedly to customers, having pretty girls ask men for help with cars that do not have engines, and...