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Keith Allen

Biography

Acting professional, musician, and comedian who also became recognized to viewers for his looks at the Humor Store. His functions in Trainspotting and KEEP ON Columbus bolstered his popularity. In 2016, he portrayed Terry within the film Eddie the Eagle. When he was 13, he was expelled from college and delivered to a borstal. He received common recognition his part in the strike hospital drama Body. He previously six kids with four ladies. He was wedded to his 1st wife, Alison Owen, from 1982 to 1989. He’s the daddy of popular vocalist Lily Allen.

Quick Facts


Full Name Keith Allen
Date Of Birth September 2, 1953
Place Of Birth Wales
Height 1.67 m
Profession Movie Actor
Nationality British
Children Lily Allen, Alfie Allen, Gala Talbott, Teddie Allen, Sarah Owen, Rebecca Allen
Parents Edward Charles Owen
Siblings Kevin Allen
Partner Tamzin Malleson, Tamzin Malleson
Music Groups Fat Les
Movies Eddie the Eagle, Trainspotting, Shallow Grave, Unlawful Killing, The Others, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, 24 Hour Party People, A Film with Me in It, My Wife is an Actress, The Young Americans, Captives, De-Lovely, Rancid Aluminium, Chicago Joe and the Showgirl, Nightscare, Loch Ness, The Good Night, Blue Juice, Carry On Columbus, The Supergrass, Second Best, The Last Showing, Loose Connections, Preaching to the Perverted, Bear's Kiss, Hector, Treasure Island, North v South, The Life and Crimes of William Palmer, Detectives on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown, The Bullshitters: Roll Out The Gunbarrel, Rebecca's Daughters, Is Harry on the Boat?, Vinyl, Mauvaise passe, Comrades, Kafka, Marple: The Moving Finger, Walter, Crystal Gazing, Hanging Around, Manchester Passion, Holding The Viewer, Happy Mondays: Call the Cops, Come on Eileen, Leno's Last Kiss, Awayday, Small Time, The Magnificent Eleven, Never Come Morning, Viva Blackpool
TV Shows Robin Hood, The Runaway, The Body Farm, Martin Chuzzlewit, Making Out, Treasure Island, Bodies, By Any Means, Roger Roger, Killing Hitler, The Young Person's Guide to Becoming a Rock Star, Comic Roots, Bob Martin, A Very British Coup, Road Raja, Art School, Mobile, Born to Run, 7 Days on the Breadline, Jackson Pace: The Great Years, Jack of Hearts, Faith
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#Fact
1Was expelled from boarding school as a boy for changing the organ pipes around in the school chapel during the Christmas period. He was lonely and unhappy because his parents were in Singapore and he couldn't make the journey to his grandmother's house in Llanelli; because it was too expensive. When they attempted to play the organ he described the sound like "Stevie Wonder going mental.".
2Is the father of singer Lily Allen and actor Alfie Allen.
3Supports Fulham Football Club.
4Although he was "Fat Les" in the England World Cup song "Vindaloo" and also in other English patriotic music videos, he is in fact Welsh, as is his brother Kevin. They were both born in Swansea.
5Brother of Kevin Allen.
6As "Fat Les", composed the unofficial England Soccer World Cup 1998 Song "Vindaloo".


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Vengeance2017post-productionDougie
2 Hrs2016post-productionGroad
Football KingdomannouncedRichie
Death in Paradise2016TV SeriesNeil Jenkins
Eddie the Eagle2016Terry
We're Doomed! The Dad's Army Story2015TV MoviePaul Fox
SunTrap2015TV SeriesSenor Big
Undercover2015TV SeriesTommi Lylozian
My Mad Fat Diary2014-2015TV SeriesVictor
North v South2015Tony Lefevre
Hector2015Jimbo
Uncle2015TV SeriesFrank
In a Heartbeat2014Peter Smith
The Last Showing2014Collins
Talking to the Dead2013TV SeriesRobbie Griffiths
By Any Means2013TV SeriesNicholas Mason
Great Night Out2013TV SeriesFarmer
The Magnificent Eleven2012Dave
Vinyl2012Minto
Treasure Island2012TV MoviePew
The Body Farm2011TV SeriesD.I. Hale
New Tricks2005-2011TV SeriesRoger McHugh
Case Histories2011TV SeriesRichard Moat
The Runaway2011TV Mini-SeriesDanny Dixon / Dixon
The Calculus of Love2011ShortProfessor Bowers
Come on Eileen2010Martin
Robin Hood2006-2009TV SeriesSheriff of Nottingham
A Film with Me in It2008Jack
Mobile2007TV Mini-SeriesSir James Corson / Sir James Colson
The Good Night2007Norman
Bodies2004-2006TV SeriesMr. Tony Whitman
Viva Blackpool2006TV MovieSteve Pollard
Manchester Passion2006TV MoviePresenter / Pontius Pilate
Hotel Babylon2006TV SeriesMr. Irwin
Agatha Christie's Marple2006TV SeriesInspector Graves
Twisted Tales2005TV SeriesG.R.
Ils se marièrent et eurent beaucoup d'enfants2004L'homme de la piscine
De-Lovely2004Irving Berlin
Black Books2004TV SeriesDave 'Mouse Ear' Smith
Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London2004Diaz
The Early Days2003ShortDad
Home2003TV MovieRepo Man
Roger Roger1998-2003TV SeriesDexter
Killing Hitler2003TV Movie documentaryMajor General Colin Gubbins
Loving You2003TV MovieAdam
Arena2002TV Series documentaryMr. Sands
Bear's Kiss2002Lou
24 Hour Party People2002Roger Ames
Is Harry on the Boat?2001TV MovieNick
My Wife Is an Actress2001David, the film director
The Others2001Mr. Marlish
Murder in Mind2001TV SeriesJames Napeworth
Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years2001TV SeriesPeter Savage
Breath2000ShortVagitus Aspiration (voice)
The Best of Blur2000VideoSuccessful Fella (video 'Country House')
Bob Martin2000TV SeriesVinnie
Rancid Aluminum2000Dr Jones
Mauvaise passe1999Jessica's Husband
Spaced1999TV SeriesTim's Stepdad
Jack of Hearts1999TV SeriesJack Denby
You Are Here1998TV MovieKen
The Young Person's Guide to Becoming a Rock Star1998TV SeriesSlick Sloan
The Life and Crimes of William Palmer1998TV MovieDr. William Palmer
Preaching to the Perverted1997Milkman
Born to Run1997TV SeriesByron Flitch
Twin Town1997Emrys
Samson and Delilah1996TV MovieCarceriere
Sharman1996TV SeriesBrady
Dangerfield1996TV SeriesCouncillor Hartley
The Bite1996TV Mini-SeriesShelley
Trainspotting1996Dealer
Hanging Around1996Short
Loch Ness1996Gordon Shoals
Drunk and Disorderly1995Larry 'Ringside' Lewis
Class Act1995TV SeriesQuentin
Blue Juice1995Mike
Blur: Country House1995Video shortSuccessful Fella
The Glam Metal Detectives1995TV Series1st Trainer
Entertainment Cops1994TV MovieMarcus Plantpot
Shallow Grave1994Hugo
Martin Chuzzlewit1994TV Mini-SeriesJonas Chuzzlewit
Captives1994Lenny
Second Best1994John
Faith1994TV Mini-SeriesJeff Wagland
Beyond Bedlam1994Marc Gilmour
Holding the Viewer1993ShortPerformer
The Young Americans1993Jack Doyle
The Comic Strip Presents...1983-1993TV SeriesBonehead / French Maid / Ghenghis / ...
Inspector Morse1993TV SeriesJohn Peter Barrie
Between the Lines1992TV SeriesJim Ryman
Carry on Columbus1992Pepi the Poisoner
Rebecca's Daughters1992Davy
Kafka1991Assistant Ludwig
Keith Allen Live1990VideoVarious Roles
Jackson Pace: The Great Years1990TV SeriesJackson Pace
Making Out1989-1990TV SeriesRex
Shooting Stars1990Southgate
Chicago Joe and the Showgirl1990Lenny Bexley
Dream Trap1990Extra
The Angry Earth1989Photographer
Closed Circuit1989Short
Screen One1989TV SeriesDet Supt Alan Horsfall
Scandal1989Kevin, Reporter Sunday Pictorial
The Toxic Avenger Part II1989Second Messenger
A Fine Romance1989TV SeriesNick
A Very British Coup1988TV Mini-SeriesThe Staff - Thompson
Comrades1986James Hammett
Loose Connections1985Keith
The Supergrass1985Wong
The Nightwatchman1983TV MovieGerry Arkwright
The Young Ones1982TV SeriesPestilence
Walter1982TV MovieMike - Stockroom
Crystal Gazing1982Monologist
Wolcott1981TV Mini-SeriesHeckler

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
My Mad Fat Diary2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World2015TV Movie documentary lyrics: "Vindaloo" - uncredited / writer: "World in Motion" - uncredited
Vinyl2012performer: "Free Rock 'N Roll", "I Can Run Faster Than You" / writer: "I Can Run Faster Than You"
Formula 1: BBC Sport2010TV Series writer - 2 episodes
24 Hour Party People2002writer: "World In Motion"
Mike Bassett: England Manager2001writer: "It's On My Head, Son, Not Off My Head, Son"
Playing the Field1999TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
The Comic Strip Presents...TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 1993 performer - 1 episode, 1988 writer - 1 episode, 1988

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unlawful Killing2011Documentary
Keith Meets Keith2009TV Movie documentary
Keith Allen Will Burn in Hell2007TV Movie documentary
Tourette de France2007TV Movie documentary
Michael Carroll: King of Chavs2006TV Movie documentary
You're Fayed2005TV Movie documentary
Mud, Sweat and Cheers: The Glastonbury Play2003TV Movie documentary
Help! War Child1995TV Movie director: Boo Radleys
The Comic Strip Presents...1992-1993TV Series 3 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
You Are Here1998TV Movie
The Comic Strip Presents...1984-1993TV Series written by - 4 episodes
The Nightwatchman1983TV Movie
Crystal Gazing1982taxi-queue monologue

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Road Raja2004TV Series composer: theme music
The Comic Strip Presents...1993TV Series lyricist - 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Comic Strip Presents...1984TV Series producer - 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Comic Strip Presents...1992TV Series football choreographer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Time Crashers2015TV SeriesHimself
20 Moments That Rocked the 90s2015TV Movie documentaryHimself - Actor
20 Moments That Rocked Comedy2015TV Movie documentaryHimself - Writer & Actor, The Comic Strip Presents...
The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World2015TV Movie documentaryHimself - Actor
The Trial2014TV MovieHimself - Narrator (voice)
Loose Women2013TV SeriesHimself
London - The Modern Babylon2012DocumentaryQuotations reader (voice)
The Wright Stuff2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
The Many Faces of...2012TV Series documentaryHimself
My Life in Books2012TV SeriesHimself
Keith Meets Nick Griffin2012TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter
In Confidence2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Guest
Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Breakfast2011TV SeriesHimself - Actor
Unlawful Killing2011DocumentaryHimself
Bookaboo2010TV SeriesHimself
The One Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Keith Meets Keith2009TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter / Narrator
Chris Moyles Quiz Night2009TV SeriesHimself
The Paul O'Grady Show2008TV SeriesHimself
Top Gear2007TV SeriesHimself
Channel 4 at 252007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Keith Allen Will Burn in Hell2007TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter
Parkinson2007TV SeriesHimself
A Taste of My Life2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The Real Shilpa Shetty2007TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Brit Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
Tourette de France2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Charlotte Church Show2006TV SeriesHimself
World of Robin Hood2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Art of Football from A to Z2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Michael Carroll: King of Chavs2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Art School2005TV SeriesHimself
You're Fayed2005TV Movie documentaryPresenter
Car Cruzin'2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Flipside TV2004TV SeriesHimself
Road Raja2004TV SeriesHimself
Little Lady Fauntleroy2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Soccer AM2004TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Poker Club2003TV SeriesHimself
Mud, Sweat and Cheers: The Glastonbury Play2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Vicious Circle2002TV SeriesHimself
Football Shorts2002TV Movie documentaryHimself - Interviewee
tvSSFBM EHKL2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Mike Bassett: England Manager2001Himself
I Love the 1990s2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Top of the Pops1998-2000TV SeriesHimself
The Johnny Vaughan Film Show1999TV Series documentaryHimself
An Audience with Bruce Forsyth1997TV MovieHimself
Guitars for Goalposts1997Video documentaryHimself
TFI Friday1996TV SeriesHimself
Sandra After Dark1996TV SeriesHimself
Anyone for Pennis?1995TV MovieHimself
Help! War Child1995TV MovieHimself - Presenter
4 Goes to Glastonbury1995TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
The Word1991-1994TV SeriesHimself
New Order Story1993Video documentaryFictional Game Show Host
I Love Keith Allen1990TV SeriesHimself
Malcolm Hardee: 25 Years in Showbiz1990TV MovieHimself
Open the Box1986TV Series documentaryHimself
Whatever You Want1982TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
Comic Roots1982TV SeriesHimself
Boom Boom, Out Go the Lights1981TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Live Forever! 90's Britpop2015TV MovieSuccessful Fella (as Blur)
The Wright Stuff2012TV SeriesHimself - Actor
Breakfast2011TV SeriesHimself - Director, 'Unlawful Killing'
TV's Believe It or Not2008TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
50 Greatest Families2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Seven Ages of Rock2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Celebrity Naked Ambition2003TV Movie documentary
Top of the Pops1998TV SeriesHimself

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TitleSalary
Jack of Hearts (1999)£98,000


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