Who is Raymond Allen? Raymond Allen Biography
Raymond Gilmore Allen was a TV actor in the USA. He was best known for his television appearances during the 1970s. He was born on 5 March 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri, the U.S. He had recurring roles on the Good Times as Ned the Wino, on the husband of Aunt Esther, on the NBC sitcom series Sanford and Son as Woodrow “Woody” Anderson, and on Starsky and Hutch as mechanic Merle the Earl. He reprised his role in the Sanford and Son spin-off, The Sanford Arms as Uncle Woody Anderson. Allen also appeared on The Jeffersons, What’s Happening!! – The Love Boat and the Wattstax movie.
Raymond Allen Age
He was 91 years old.
Raymond Allen Career
Allen has made several appearances in Starsky and Hutch, The Love Boat, and What’s Happening? during his career. Allen’s page said he made his debut in the 1946 film, in 1946, Fight That Ghost. He did not make another appearance on-screen until he appeared in the movie Mean Mother in 1973. Allen’s various online profiles say he was forced to retire from acting in the 1980s because of undisclosed health problems. His daughter said in a Facebook post in 2016 that Allen received long-term care at a facility and that her memory was failing.
Although since 1985 Allen had not appeared in any acting roles, he continued to make public appearances where he was speaking to people and signing autographs. Allen was forced to retire from acting because of illness according to his MySpace page. From 1963 to 1977, Allen was married to Barbara Williams; they have three children including two daughters Ta-Ronce Allen (former child actress) and Brenda Allen as well as her son, Raymond Gilmore Allen Jr. (deceased).
Raymond Allen Death Cause
Allen died on August 10, 2020. The news on his Facebook page was confirmed by his daughter Ta-Ronce Allen. Ta Ronce Allen wrote on her Facebook, “Just wanted to let The Allen Family and friends know that Dad received his wing two hours ago. His warmth, kind heart, and cleaver sayings will be missed. His laughter will ring in heaven. Rest In Heavenly Peace Raymond Allen. The last of 12 siblings.”
on May 7, 2020, Allen’s daughter said in a Facebook post that: “Allen family and all my friends, thank you so much for the prayers for dad. I truly believe in prayer and your prayers help dad recover from an awful bacterial infection. I am blessed that he tested negative for COVID-19 and the 104 fever was beaten by the administered anabiotic’s. Thank you for your prayers of recovery and I thank the heroes at St. Francis Hospital in Lynnwood. He has now been transferred to a respiratory facility for recovery. He is one strong 91-year-old. God bless all of you and your families with great health.”
Actor #RaymondAllen passed away today at age 91, he was best known for playing Uncle Woody on “Sanford and Son” and Ned The Wino on “Good Times” (March 5, 1929 – August 10, 2020) RIP🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/L5BHxJa8iF
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