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James Allardice


James B. Allardice (1919–1966) was a prominent American television comedy writer.

He is best known for his collaborations with writing partner Tom Adair on a number of highly successful American 1960s TV sitcoms. Allardice also made many contributions to the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and he wrote Hitchcock's lead-ins for all of the 359 episodes of the series, as well as many speeches for Hitchcock's public engagements.

Allardice died in 1966 from a heart attack, aged 46.