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Sheldon Allman

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Sheldon Allman had not been exactly children name within the music business — not unless your home happened to get lots of children within it, that is, and also then his music and his singing were probably even more familiar than his name. Allman was created in Chicago but elevated in Canada. After gaining a degree in the LA Conservatory of Music, he do a stint in Canadian protection forces through the Second Globe War and afterwards established himself being a vocalist and professional. He also demonstrated some considerable capability being a songwriter, both in “direct” compositions so when a originator of novelty music. In the first ’60s, he surfaced within the last mentioned category over the Del-Fi label using the record Sing ALONGSIDE Drac, whose name and concept were able to parody both Mitch Miller and monster films. Amid an performing career that held him active on television in addition to in feature movies, Allman also offered as the performing tone of voice for Mr. Ed, the speaking horse within the sitcom group of that name. His even more long lasting contribution to well-known lifestyle came afterwards in the 1960s when he supplied the title music for the Jay Ward-produced toon shows George from the Jungle and Super Poultry. The “George from the Jungle” theme, specifically, became so popular it elicited a parody within the design of Led Zeppelin over the Rhino Information CD Rerun Rock and roll. Among Allman’s critical compositions had been the music “A Quiet Sort of Appreciate” and “Xmas Is normally in the Surroundings.” Allman passed on at age 77 from center failure — combined with the past due Hoyt Curtin (who composed a lot of the music for the traditional Hanna-Barbera cartoon group of the past due ’50s as well as the 1960s), he occupies a particular niche within the pop tradition from the baby-boom era.

Quick Facts


Full Name Sheldon Allman
Died January 22, 2002, Culver City, California, United States
Profession Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Film Score Composer
Education California Institute of the Arts
Nationality American, Canadian
Spouse Lorraine Allman
Children Anne Allman Huddleston
Music Songs Radioactive Mama, Rocket to the Moon, Univac and the Humanoid, Walking on the Ground, It Conquered the World, Space Opera, Girl in the 4th Dimension, Extra Sensory Perception, X Square Plus 2, Crawl Out Throug the Fallout, George de la Jungle, Schizophrenice Baby, Folk songs for the 21st century, Change, Superchicken, Let's Make a Deal, Big Brother, Free Fall, Tom Slick Racer
Movies Monster Mash, Miles to Go Before I Sleep, In Cold Blood, Nevada Smith, The Sons of Katie Elder, Hud, Hunter, The Man With the Power
TV Shows CB Bears, Harris Against the World


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#Fact
1 He was the singing voice for TV's Mister Ed (1958), for which he also wrote and recorded "The Pretty Little Filly with the Ponytail" and "The Empty Feedbag Blues".
2 Songwriting credits include, "A Quiet Kind Of Love", "Christmas In The Air" and "Patapan".
3 Graduated from the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music.
4 Began singing career with the Royal National Guard during his WWII service with the RCAF.
5 Born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Canada.
6 Much sought after character actor who appeared in over 150 film and TV roles.
7 Best known as co-composer of cartoon theme songs for _"George Of The Jungle" (1967)_, "Superchicken" and "Tom Slick".


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Next Step Beyond 1978 TV Series John
Starsky and Hutch 1978 TV Series Doctor
C B Bears 1977 TV Series Big H (voice)
The Man with the Power 1977 TV Movie Wilmot
Police Story 1976 TV Series the Judge
Petrocelli 1976 TV Series Phil Kinglsey
Little House on the Prairie 1975 TV Series Jason Anders
Police Woman 1974-1975 TV Series Captain Wade / Captain Miller / Homicide Detective
Adams of Eagle Lake 1975 TV Series Quinn
Miles to Go Before I Sleep 1975 TV Movie Bruce Stanton
Shaft 1974 TV Series Frank Higget
Hec Ramsey 1973 TV Series Ted Green
Ironside 1973 TV Series 1st Plainclothesman
Hunter 1973 TV Movie Dr. Abrams
Banyon 1972 TV Series Cowboy Shaftoe
Mod Squad 1971 TV Series Joe Foster
Joniko and the Kush Ta Ka 1969 Narrator
Gunsmoke 1959-1968 TV Series Badger / Skeets Walden / Cory Lukens / ...
Daniel Boone 1968 TV Series Bill Scott
Garrison's Gorillas 1968 TV Series Otto
In Cold Blood 1967 Rev. Jim Post
I Dream of Jeannie 1967 TV Series Pinter
Batman 1967 TV Series Penn
I Spy 1966 TV Series McMahon
Nevada Smith 1966 Sheriff
The Fugitive 1966 TV Series Orin - Attorney
The Sons of Katie Elder 1965 Harry Evers
Kraft Suspense Theatre 1965 TV Series Buddy Stipp
Death Valley Days 1960-1965 TV Series Honegger / Sheriff Cal Cornell
Profiles in Courage 1965 TV Series Man in Crowd
Harris Against the World 1964-1965 TV Series Norm Miller
My Favorite Martian 1964 TV Series Patrolman Culbreth
Temple Houston 1964 TV Series Cutter
Bonanza 1964 TV Series Atty. Walter A. Betts
77 Sunset Strip 1958-1964 TV Series Nick / Comrade Tempko
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters 1963 TV Series Tod Bullard
Hud 1963 Mr. Thompson
The Dakotas 1963 TV Series Velie
Laramie 1963 TV Series Sam Logan
The Virginian 1963 TV Series Jim Parker
Hawaiian Eye 1961-1963 TV Series Joe Bender / Rawley
The Gallant Men 1963 TV Series Pvt. Machen
The Untouchables 1961-1963 TV Series Harry Mastrogeorge / Louie Kamen / Hymie Krugman
Ben Casey 1962 TV Series
87th Precinct 1962 TV Series Detective White
Surfside 6 1961-1962 TV Series Schubert / Les Cosgrove
Lawman 1961 TV Series Teakwood / Walt Hudson / Ed Dirckes
Bronco 1961 TV Series Billy Doolin
Mister Ed 1961 TV Series Mister Ed's singing
The Roaring 20's 1961 TV Series
Wagon Train 1961 TV Series Gorman
The Rebel 1961 TV Series Hunk
Cheyenne 1961 TV Series Elijah McGuire / Charlie Lutz
Maverick 1960-1961 TV Series Vern Tripp / Ox Sutliff
Hennesey 1961 TV Series Commander / Rocco
The Case of the Dangerous Robin 1960 TV Series
Route 66 1960 TV Series Character
The Law and Mr. Jones 1960 TV Series Lippy Lewis Lonegan
The Twilight Zone 1960 TV Series Alien
Hotel de Paree 1960 TV Series Second Townsman
The Loretta Young Show 1959 TV Series Barber
Peter Gunn 1959 TV Series Clegg
Inside the Mafia 1959 Dyer (uncredited)
The Third Man 1959 TV Series Emil Bruckner
M Squad 1958 TV Series Reynolds
The Restless Gun 1958 TV Series Jeremy Thomas
David Hartman: Counterspy 1955 TV Movie Louis

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Super Chicken 1967 TV Series composer - 17 episodes
Let's Make a Deal 1963 TV Series composer: theme music
Mister Ed 1958 TV Series singing voice

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fallout 4 2015 Video Game performer: "Crawl Out Through The Fallout" / writer: "Crawl Out Through The Fallout"
Pastor Mike Online 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Slums of Beverly Hills 1998 writer: "Let's Make a Deal - Theme Song"
George of the Jungle 1997 writer: "George Of The Jungle Main Title" 1996, "George of the Jungle"
Bio-Dome 1996 writer: "George of the Jungle"
Monster Mash: The Movie 1995 writer: "I'm Sorry The Bridge Is Out", "Play Your Hunch", "Eternity Blues", "Things A Mother Goes Through"
Mystery Science Theater 3000 1991 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Let's Make a Deal 1963 TV Series Theme Music
Mister Ed TV Series writer - 3 episodes, 1961 - 1962 performer - 2 episodes, 1961
Space Patrol 1950 TV Series "Space Patrol", "Up Ship and Away"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Let's Make a Deal 1980 TV Series 1980-1981, uncredited
Masquerade Party 1974 TV Series
George of the Jungle 1967 TV Series

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins 1975 voice - uncredited
The Thief Who Came to Dinner 1973 voice - uncredited

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Monster Mash: The Movie 1995 musical play "I'm Sorry the Bridge Is Out, You'll Have to Spend the Night"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Summers Here 1957 TV Series Himself - various roles

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Final Hour 1965

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