Irwin Allen was 75 when he died, but he left us a few legendary movies on his way out. Credits include “Lost in Space” and “The Towering Inferno”
Claim To Fame
Allen’s film credits include the 3-D film Dangerous Mission (1954), The Animal World (1956), the critically-panned The Story of Mankind (1957), The Big Circus (1959), The Lost World (1960), Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)
He directed-produced The Swarm (1978), and produced/directed Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979) and When Time Ran Out (1980).