Marty Allen, Famed Comedian, Dead at 95

Television staple as well as famed comedian Marty Allen has died at the age of 95, his rep confirms to ET.

In a statement released Monday night, Allen’s rep shared which the comedy staple passed away in Las Vegas.

“which can be with great sadness to let you know which Marty Allen, an American comedian, actor, as well as veteran of World War II passed away which evening in Las Vegas with his wife Karon Kate as well as family by his side,” the statement read.

According to the Los Angeles Times, Allen suffered complications through pneumonia.

Allen was known for his catchphrase “hello dere” as well as had previously shared the stage with iconic acts like Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Lena Horne as well as Elvis Presley.

He also appeared in theatrical films like The Great Waltz, Harrad Summer, as well as A Whale of a Tale. In 1971 he famously played Edgar Allen Poe in a episode of Night Gallery.

Allen might have turned 96 on March 23.

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