Birth Name: John Florence Sullivan
Date of Birth: May 31, 1894
Place of Birth: Cambridge, Norfolk, Massachusetts, U.S.
Date of Death: March 17, 1956
Place of Death: Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Fred Allen was an American comedian. He was the host of The Fred Allen Show on radio from 1932 to 1949.
Fred was the son of Cecelia/Cecilia (Herlihy) and James Henry Sullivan. He was married to comedian, actress, and dancer Portland Hoffa, until his death.
Fred’s paternal grandparents were Florence Sullivan and Margaret Ryan.
Sources: Genealogy of Fred Allen (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Death record of Fred Allen – https://old.findagrave.com