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Allen Funt

Allen Funt (September 16, 1914 - September 5 1999) is an American celebrity best known as creator and host of Candid Camera from 1951-1954 and 1960-1966 on CBS. He began the show on radio as Candid Microphone on ABC radio. After Candid Camera, Funt produced some adult-oriented videoss called Candid Candid Camera featuring nude women in various scenarios.

Funt attended Cornell University and received a BA in Fine Arts and Columbia University where he studied business administration.

Funt died in Pebble Beach, California in 1999 following a stroke.

Candid Camera is currently hosted by Allen's son Peter Funt.

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