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1[[quoteright:220:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/220px_gracie_allen_cbs.JPG]] ˛ %%[[caption-width-right:220:some caption text]]˛˛'''Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen''' (July 26, 1895 – August 27, 1964) was an American vaudevillian and comedian who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband Creator/GeorgeBurns, her straight man appearing with her on radio, television, and film as the duo Burns and Allen.˛˛Gracie Allen fought a long battle with heart disease, ultimately dying of a heart attack in Hollywood on August 27, 1964, at age 69. Her remains were interred in a crypt at the Freedom Mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California.˛˛Burns' remains were interred at her side in 1996 when he died 32 years later at the age of 100; the marker on the crypt was changed from "Grace Allen Burns—Beloved Wife And Mother (1902–1964)" to "Gracie Allen (1902–1964) and George Burns (1896–1996)—Together Again".˛----˛!!Works˛[[AC:Radio]]˛* ''Radio/TheBurnsAndAllenShow''˛˛[[AC:Film]]˛* ''Film/TheBigBroadcast''˛* ''Film/TheBigBroadcastOf1936''˛* ''Film/TheBigBroadcastOf1937''˛* ''Film/CollegeHoliday''˛* ''Film/CollegeHumor''˛* ''Film/CollegeSwing''˛* ''Film/ADamselInDistress''˛* ''Film/TheGracieAllenMurderCase''˛* ''Film/HereComesCookie''˛* ''Film/{{Honolulu}}''˛* ''Film/InternationalHouse''˛* ''Film/{{Lambchops}}''˛* ''Film/LoveInBloom''˛* ''Film/ManyHappyReturns''˛* ''Film/MrAndMrsNorth''˛* ''Film/SixOfAKind''˛* ''Film/TwoGirlsAndASailor''˛* ''Film/WereNotDressing''˛----˛!!Tropes associated with Gracie Allen:˛* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Her exchanges with her StraightMan husband and others seemed to indicate that she wasn't so much [[TheDitz dumb]] as in a world of her own.

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