Allan with Lassie in 1969
Jed Allan Brown
March 1, 1935
New York, New York, U.S.
|Died||March 9, 2019 84) (aged|
Palm Desert, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, game show host|
(m. 1958;died 2001)
|Awards|| Soapy Award for Best Actor |
1979 Days of Our Lives
Soapy Award for Best Actor
1978 Days of Our Lives
Jed Allan Brown (March 1, 1935 – March 9, 2019), known professionally as Jed Allan, was an American actor and television host, best known as C.C. Capwell on Santa Barbara , Don Craig on Days of Our Lives , Rush Sanders on Beverly Hills, 90210 , Scott Turner on Lassie , Harold Johnson on The Bay , and the host of Celebrity Bowling .
Santa Barbara is an American television soap opera that aired on NBC from July 30, 1984, to January 15, 1993. The show revolves around the eventful lives of the wealthy Capwell family of Santa Barbara, California. Other prominent families featured on the soap were the rival Lockridge family, and the more modest Andrade and Perkins families.
Don Craig is a fictional character on the television drama Days of Our Lives. He was portrayed by Jed Allan from 1971 until 1985.
Days of Our Lives is an American daytime soap opera broadcast on the NBC television network. It is one of the longest-running scripted television programs in the world, airing nearly every weekday since November 8, 1965. It has since been syndicated to many countries around the world. Until the network's closure in 2013, Soapnet rebroadcast episodes of Days on a same-day basis each weeknight at 8:00 and 10:00. The series was created by husband-and-wife team Ted Corday and Betty Corday. Irna Phillips was a story editor for Days of Our Lives and many of the show's earliest storylines were written by William J. Bell.
Allan attended the University of Washington, where he majored in Drama.While in college, he supported himself working as a radio and television announcer and sportscaster. In the 1960s, he appeared in several Broadway productions such as Viva Madison Avenue!, Oliver! , and Barefoot in the Park .
The University of Washington is a public research university in Seattle, Washington.
Oliver! is an English musical, with music and lyrics by Lionel Bart. The musical is based upon the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.
Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy by Neil Simon. The play premiered on Broadway in 1963, starring Robert Redford and Elizabeth Ashley. It was made into a film in 1967, which starred Redford and Jane Fonda.
Allan starred in several soap operas. He made his debut as trouble-making Ace Hubbard on Love of Life in 1964. –65. Allan was one of many actors to play Paul, who was involved with the show's leading heroine, Amy Ames. Allan replaced his future Santa Barbara co-star Nicolas Coster in the part. He is best known for his role as Don Craig in Days of Our Lives , which he played from 1971 to 1985, his exit taking place as many of the show's veteran cast members were being written out so the show could focus on younger characters. His departure from Days of Our Lives was unpopular among his fans. His character was abruptly written out with minor explanation. He gained a new audience when he took over the role of C. C. Capwell in Santa Barbara from 1986 to 1993. After his time on Santa Barbara, Allan had a recurring role in Beverly Hills, 90210 playing Rush Sanders.He played college professor Paul Britton on The Secret Storm in 1964
A soap opera is an ongoing drama serial on television or radio, featuring the lives of many characters and their emotional relationships. The term soap opera originated from radio dramas being sponsored by soap manufacturers.
Love of Life is an American soap opera televised on CBS from September 24, 1951, to February 1, 1980. It was created by Roy Winsor, whose previous creation Search for Tomorrow had premiered three weeks before Love of Life, and who would go on to create The Secret Storm two and a half years later.
The Secret Storm is an American soap opera which the CBS television network transmitted from February 1, 1954, to February 8, 1974. It was created by Roy Winsor, who also created the long-running soap operas Search for Tomorrow and Love of Life. Gloria Monty, of General Hospital fame, was a longtime director of the series. Like most CBS soap operas of the time, such as Guiding Light and As the World Turns, The Secret Storm was broadcast live, and later taped, in New York at the CBS Broadcast Center on West 57th Street.
In 2004, he started playing the role of Edward Quartermaine in General Hospital .
Edward Quartermaine is a fictional character from General Hospital, an American soap opera on the ABC network. The character was created in 1978, originally played by David Lewis. John Ingle stepped into the role in 1993, and besides a brief hiatus from 2004 until 2006, he portrayed Edward up until his death on September 16, 2012.
General Hospital is an American daytime television medical drama. It is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running American soap opera in production and the second longest-running drama in television in American history after Guiding Light. Concurrently, it is the world's third longest-running scripted drama series in production after British serials The Archers and Coronation Street, as well as the world's second-longest-running televised soap opera still in production. General Hospital premiered on the ABC television network on April 1, 1963. Same-day broadcasts as well as classic episodes were aired on SOAPnet from January 20, 2000, to December 31, 2013, following Disney-ABC's decision to discontinue the network. General Hospital is the longest-running serial produced in Hollywood, and the longest-running entertainment program in ABC television history. It holds the record for most Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series, with 13 wins.
Allan's most notable television role outside of soap operas was when he starred on Lassie from 1968 to 1970 as Forest Ranger Scott Turner, who along with fellow ranger Bob Erickson (played by Jack De Mave) served as the collie dog's main human companion during that period.
Lassie is an American television series that follows the adventures of a female Rough Collie dog named Lassie and her companions, both human and animal. The show was the creation of producer Robert Maxwell and animal trainer Rudd Weatherwax and was televised from September 12, 1954, to March 25, 1973. The fifth longest-running U.S. primetime television series after The Simpsons, Gunsmoke, Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, the show chalked up 17 seasons on CBS before entering first-run syndication for its final two seasons. Initially filmed in black and white, the show transitioned to color in 1965.
The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation's 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands, which encompass 193 million acres (780,000 km2). Major divisions of the agency include the National Forest System, State and Private Forestry, Business Operations, and the Research and Development branch. Managing approximately 25% of federal lands, it is the only major national land agency that is outside the U.S. Department of the Interior.
He appeared in numerous made-for-television movies. He hosted Celebrity Bowling during the 1970sas well as a game show pilot, Temptation, in 1981 for Ralph Andrews and Columbia Pictures Television.
A television film is a feature-length motion picture that is produced and originally distributed by or to, a television network, in contrast to theatrical films, which are made explicitly for initial showing in movie theaters.
Celebrity Bowling is an American syndicated bowling sports series hosted by Jed Allan that ran from January 16, 1971, to September 1978. The series was produced in Los Angeles at Metromedia Square, the studios of KTTV, now a Fox owned-and-operated station.
Ralph Herrick Andrews was an American television producer best known for producing the 1960s game show You Don't Say!, the 1970s game show Celebrity Sweepstakes, and the original 1987 version of Lingo.
In 1973 Allan was a featured character in an episode of Adam-12 titled "Capture".
Allan wrote a book, Please, Spell the Name Right, in reference to his name often being spelled incorrectly. The book is about his experiences of 50 years as an actor working with other actors and was released in November 2004.
Allan was married to Toby Brown from September 21, 1958 until her death in 2001. The couple had three sons, Mitch, Dean, and Rick.Allan lived in Palm Desert, California.
He died on March 9, 2019, eight days after his 84th birthday.
|1968||Ice Station Zebra||Peter Costigan|
|1974||The Man from Clover Grove||The Hippie|
|1974||The Photographer||Joe Hennesey|
|1994||Zero Tolerance||George Wells|
|1964–1965||The Secret Storm||Professor Paul Britton #2||Unknown episodes|
|1968–1970||Lassie||Ranger Scott Turner||26 episodes|
|1971–1978||Celebrity Bowling||Himself||Entire series|
|1971–1985||Days of Our Lives||Don Craig||102 episodes|
|1986–1993||Santa Barbara||C.C. Capwell (#4)||1,089 episodes|
|1994–1999||Beverly Hills, 90210||Rush Sanders||18 episodes|
|1997||Port Charles||Ed Grant||Unknown episodes|
|2004–2005||General Hospital||Edward Quartermaine (#3)||Unknown episodes|
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