Allison Argo (born December 23, 1953) is an American award-winning film producer, director, writer, editor, and narrator. She is best known for her documentaries that focus on endangered wildlife and conservation. Her films have received awards including six National Emmys. and the duPont-Columbia Award for journalism.

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  • Allison Argo (born December 23, 1953) is an American award-winning film producer, director, writer, editor, and narrator. She is best known for her documentaries that focus on endangered wildlife and conservation. Her films have received awards including six National Emmys. and the duPont-Columbia Award for journalism. In her early career as an actress, Argo performed on Broadway, in television, and in film. Her theater roles included work as an original cast member in two Broadway theatre productions; and her work in television and film included roles in television movies and a major role in a TV series, along with recurring roles in two soap operas. In 1989, while on location in the state of Washington, Argo happened upon a gorilla caged as an exhibit in a shopping mall. This experience led Argo to produce and direct her first film, The Urban Gorilla (National Geographic 1992), about the lives of captive gorillas. Argo received the duPont-Columbia award for the documentary. Since that time, Argo has dedicated her work towards advocating for the welfare, and understanding of wild animals through documentary films, and also through public speaking engagements. With her production company, ArgoFilms, LTD, Argo has produced eighteen films. Among others, notable award-winning films have included Keepers of the Wild (National Geographic and PBS 1992), The Last Frog (National Geographic 1996), The Secret Life of Cats (National Geographic 1999), The Urban Elephant (National Geographic and PBS NATURE 2000), Chimpanzees: An Unnatural History (PBS NATURE 2006), Crash: a Tale of Two Species (PBS NATURE 2008), and Parrot Confidential (PBS NATURE 2013), The Last Pig (2017). (en)
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  • Allison Argo (born December 23, 1953) is an American award-winning film producer, director, writer, editor, and narrator. She is best known for her documentaries that focus on endangered wildlife and conservation. Her films have received awards including six National Emmys. and the duPont-Columbia Award for journalism. (en)
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