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Funt, Allen

Born: 1914 AD
Died: 1999 AD
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1914 – Born on the 15th of September.

 

1934 – He achieved a BA in Fine Arts from Cornell University.

 

1946 – He began the show on ABC radio as Candid Microphone and soon experimented with a visual version by doing a series of theatrical short films also known as Candid Microphone

creator and host of television show "Candid Camera".

 

1952 – He wrote several books, beginning with Eavesdropper at Large: Adventures in Human Nature with "Candid Mike".

 

1970 – He made two documentary features based on the hidden camera theme: "What Do You Say to a Naked Lady".

 

1974-1979 – He also produced a syndicated version of Candid Camera.

 

1999 – He died in Pebble Beach, on the 5th of September.