Peter Allen

Peter Allen
1944 - 1992

Peter Allen  Australian Singer


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Peter Allen was previously married to Liza Minnelli (1967 - 1974).

Peter Allen was in a relationship with Gregory Connell (1972 - 1984).


Australian Singer Peter Allen was born Peter Richard Allen Woolnough on 10th February, 1944 in Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia and passed away on 18th Jun 1992 San Diego, California, USA aged 48. He is most remembered for Allen Brothers. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Peter Allen is a member of the following lists: Australian male singer-songwriters, Best Original Song Academy Award-winning songwriters and Best Original Song Academy Award winning songwriters.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 10 years, 5 months - -
Dating1 12 years, 8 months - -
Total2 12 years, 8 months 11 years, 7 months 10 years, 5 months


First Name Peter
Middle Name Richard
Last Name Allen
Full Name at Birth Peter Richard Allen Woolnough
Age 48 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th February, 1944
Birthplace Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia
Died 18th June, 1992
Place of Death San Diego, California, USA
Cause of Death AIDS (-related throat cancer)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Gay
Ethnicity White
Nationality Australian
Occupation Text Composer, Actor, Writer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Allen Brothers
Music Genre (Text) Pop
Music Genre Vocal, Piano
Year(s) Active 1968–1992
Music Style Pop/Rock, Show Tunes, Singer/Songwriter, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Cabaret, Stage & Screen, Vocal Pop, Classical, AM Pop
Instrument Piano, Keyboards, Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, Piano, piano
Record Label A&M Records, Metromedia, Arista, RCA Victor

Peter Allen (born Peter Richard Woolnough; 10 February 1944 – 18 June 1992) was an Australian-born singer-songwriter, musician and entertainer, known for his flamboyant stage persona and lavish costumes. His songs were made popular by many recording artists, including Elkie Brooks, Melissa Manchester and Olivia Newton-John, with one, "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" by Christopher Cross, winning an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1981. In addition to recording many albums, he enjoyed a cabaret and concert career, including appearing at the Radio City Music Hall riding a camel. His Australian patriotism song "I Still Call Australia Home", has been used extensively in advertising campaigns, and was added to the National Film and Sound Archive's Sounds of Australia registry in 2013.

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Partner Comparison

Peter Allen48 AquariusSinger
Gregory Connell34 VirgoModel
Liza Minnelli72 PiscesSinger


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Miami Vice1984Man in GalleryTV Show
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi1983Geezum - Member of Jabba's Gang (uncredited)Movie
The Pirates of Penzance1982Pirate KingTV Movie
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band1978Our Guests at HeartlandMovie


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