Gracie's first celebrity crush was Charles Chaplin.
Boiling water Gracie accidentally spilled on herself as a kid left a bad scar on her arm for the rest of her life.
In 1940, Gracie staged a mock Presidential campaign.
Gracie had a fear of water and drowning.
Gracie has declined only one photo session in her career: an opportunity to pose outside a mental hospital.
Beginning in the late 1950's, Gracie began having mild heart attacks. This continued until her death.
Gracie's birth certificate was lost during the California earthquake in 1906.
Gracie had one blue eye and one green eye.
Gracie's husband, George Burns, called her "Googie" while Gracie would call him "Natty."
Gracie was exactly five feet tall.
Gracie retired from show business in 1958.
Gracie adopted two children in the 1930's.
Gracie moved to Beverly Hills, California in the 1930's.
The staple of Gracie and her husband's work in comedy was their domestic humor.
Gracie's radio debut came on the British Broadcasting Corporation's network.
The Keith Theater chain signed Gracie and her husband to a five-year deal in 1926.
Gracie Allen married George Burns on January 7, 1926.
Gracie's first acts with George Burns came at the Hill Street Theater in Newark, New Jersey.
Gracie joined forces with George Burns after he and William Lorraine ended their run as a comedy team.
Gracie enrolled in a secretarial school after several years on tour with her sisters and father.
Gracie left school at the age of fourteen.
Gracie had three older sisters.
Gracie attended Star of the Sea Convent, a Catholic girls' school.
Gracie made her stage debut at age three.
Gracie father's was an entertainer.
She has a star on the Hollywood walk of fame.
Gracie: Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.
Gracie: When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.