The TV show host Steve Allen passed away at age 78, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Steve Allen and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Writer, actor, and comedian who served as the first host of NBC’s famed late-night program The Tonight Show.
He trained as an infantryman for World War II.
He hit fame as a guest host on Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts.
How did Steve Allen die?
Steve Allen's death was caused by hemopericardium.
Death and legacy At first, it was believed that he had a heart attack. However, Allen’s autopsy revealed that he actually died from hemopericardium, caused by injuries sustained in the accident. Though the condition was partially caused by atherosclerosis, the death was ruled accidental.
|Cause of death
|Age of death
|Tv Show Host
|December 26, 1921
|October 30, 2000
|Place of death
|Encino, Los Angeles, California, United States
|Place of burial
Quotes by Steve Allen
"It often seems that, for whatever strange reasons, comedians, in addition to their formal performances, have more comic experiences in real life than other people do."Steve Allen
"In a rational society we would want our presidents to be teachers. In our actual society we insist they be cheerleaders."Steve Allen
"I used to be a heavy gambler. But now I just make mental bets. That's how I lost my mind."Steve Allen
"If we do not know what humor is, that may be because we do not know what humankind is."Steve Allen
"In general, the straight line of a joke sets up a premise, an expectation. Then the funny ending - the punch line - in a sense contradicts the original assumption by refusing to follow what had seemed a reasonable train of thought. Many jokes involve that simple matter of leaping outside what had appeared to be the rules of the game at the moment."Steve Allen