Date of birth : October 25, 1912, Saint Louis (Missouri). Raised in England.
Date of death : August 24, 1991, Beverly Hills.
Address 1455 Seabright Place, in theheights of Beverly Hills (in 1960).
He studied his higher education in Oxford, England.
Reporter for Look magazine, he would later become editor on the West Coast of the USA.
He worked at Arthur Jacob's company and was in charge of the public relations of movie stars with the media; he knew everything and everyone in Hollywood, and everybody loved him because he was well-appreciated for his journalist talent.He was the press agent of Marlene Dietrich, Bette Davis, Gregory Peck, Deborah Kerr and Grace Kelly.
In 1949, he was editor of Look magazine; at that time, he was known to be one of the most educated and spiritual man in Los Angeles.
In the Hollywood jet-set, an invitation to his house was a great honor.
With press agent Lois Weber, he founded the Allan-Weber Agency, then the Allan,
Foster, Ingersoll & Weber agency at the beginning of the 1960' (,).
The agency headquarted at 132 South Rodeo Drive, Beverly
Hills where worked Rupert Allan, David Foster and Rick
Ingersoll. Lois worked at the New York office, 567 Madison Avenue, with Christopher Allan.
In Paris the agency was represented with Nadia M.LaCoste; in Roma with Chris Hofer; in London with Phyllis Earl.
In September 1949, thanks to Johnny Hyde, Marilyn crossed the threshold of the opulent residence overhanging the Beverly Hills Canyon. This particular evening, Rupert Allan had put together a crew of new-yorker photographers and also a horde of starlets, in preparation for a photo session.
It was this night that Marilyn met Milton Greene, aged 27. He made an impression on her; his enthusiasm, the passion he used to talk about his job, his original ideas captivated Marilyn. He compared photography with a "painting with a camera", a feminine beauty celebration.
On February 8, 1952, he attended the ceremony of the Henrietta Awards, during which Marilyn received the award of "The Best Young Box Office Personality", which took place at the Santa Monica Del Mar Club
On January 16, 1960, he attended the press conference given for the shooting of "Let's Make Love"
He soon became the official reporter of Marilyn, and remained there until 1960, time of shooting of "The Misfits"().
Marilyn arriving in Reno for the shooting of "The Misfits", on July 20, 1960
In Monte Carlo, Grace Kelly had complained to Frank Sinatra about her press agents; Arthur Jacobs suggested her Rupert Allan who asked Pat Newcomb to replace him; Sinatra convinced Marilyn to hire her.