• Allan Sherman

Allan Sherman's Death

Born (Birthday) November 30, 1924

Death Date November 20, 1973

Age of Death 48 years

Cause of Death Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Place of Death Los Angeles, California, United States

Place of Burial Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, California, United States

Profession Comedian

The comedian Allan Sherman died at the age of 48. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Musical comedian who released singles like the classic “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh.”

He was born into a Jewish family in Chicago, Illinois, inheriting his portly physique from his father.

How did Allan Sherman die?

Sherman’s health worsened rapidly during his final years due to alcoholism and weight gain. Later he would develop diabetes and an ongoing fight with lung disease. To make matters worse, his wife Dee filed for divorce in 1966, taking the kids (son and daughter) with her.

For some time, Sherman received unemployment benefits to get by. He moved into Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital to lose weight.

Tragically he passed away on November 20, 1973, at his home in West Hollywood. He reached the age of 48 but would have turned 49 had he lived ten days longer.

Where is Allan Sherman buried?

He is interred in Culver City, California’s Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery.



“They sit there in committees day after day, And they each put in a color and it comes out gray. And we all have heard the saying, which is true as well as witty, That a camel is a horse that was designed by a committee.” (Allan Sherman)

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“Success is like winning the sweepstakes or getting killed in an automobile crash. It always happens to somebody else.” (Allan Sherman)

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“Grandma cheated whenever she could. She cheated because it was a much more scientific and surer way of winning than trusting to luck.” (Allan Sherman)

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“Our act started at the bottom and went downhill.” (Allan Sherman)

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“In Hollywood if you are not working, you are a leper. True, you are probably living in the most expensive leper colony in the world.” (Allan Sherman)

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