Allen, Keith 1953-

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Allen, Keith 1953-


Born June 2, 1953, in Llanelli, South Wales, England; son of Edward and Mary Elizabeth Allen; married Nira Park (divorced); married Alison Owen, 1982 (divorced, 1989); children: (first marriage) Lily, Alfie, Sarah, (with Tamzin Malleson) Teddie.




Film Appearances:

Monologist, Crystal Grazing, BFI, 1982.

Keith, Loose Connections, Orion, 1983.

Wong, The Supergrass (also known as The Comic Strip Presents The Supergrass), Charter, 1985.

James Hammett, Comrades, Gavin, 1986.

David, The Strike, 1987.

Photographer, The Angry Earth, Bloom Street, 1989.

Kevin the reporter, Scandal, Image, 1989.

Peppy, Small Time, Panorama Entertainment, 1990.

Dream Trap, VPS, 1990.

Southgate, Shooting Stars, Viva, 1990.

Lenny Bexley, Chicago Joe and the Showgirl, Lions Gate, 1990.

Assistant Ludwig, Kafka, Miramax, 1991.

Davy, Rebecca's Daughters (also known as Rebecca's Touchter), Mundial, 1992.

Pepi the prisoner, Carry on Columbus, Laurenfilm, 1992.

Marc Gilmour, Beyond Bedlam (also known as Nightscare), Live, 1993.

Jack Doyle, The Young Americans, Columbia TriStar, 1993.

Hugo, Shallow Grave, Gramercy, 1994.

Lenny, Captives, Miramax, 1994.

John, Second Best, Warner Bros., 1994.

Forms & Motifs, 1994.

Larry "Ringside" Lewis, Drunk and Disorderly, 1995.

Mike, Blue Juice, Trim, 1995.

Gordon Shoals, Loch Ness, Gramercy, 1996.

Hanging Around (also known as Mr. Death In?), Big Talk, 1996.

Dealer, Trainspotting, Buena Vista Home Video, 1996.

Emrys, Twin Town, Gramercy, 1997.

Milkman, Preaching to the Perverted, First Look, 1997.

Jessica's husband, Mauvaise passe (also known as The Escort and The Wrong Blonde), Gloria, 1999.

(Voice of) Vagitus Aspiration, Breath, Radio Telefis, 2000.

Dr. Jones, Rancid Aluminum (also known as Rancid Aluminum), Trim, 2000.

The man, The Best of Blur (video), 2000.

Mike Bassett: England Manager, 2001.

Mr. Marlish, The Others (also known as Les Autres and Los Otros), Dimension, 2001.

David, the film director, Ma femme est une actrice (also known as My Wife is an Actress), Concorde, 2001.

Roger Ames, 24 Hour Party People (also known as Twenty Four Hour Party People), MGM, 2002.

Lou, Bear's Kiss (also known as Il Bacio dell'orso, Le Baiser de L'ours, Bear's Kiss-Der Kuss des Baren, El Beso del oso, Der Kuss des Baren, and Medvezhiy potseluy), A-Film, 2002.

Dad, The Early Days, Film Four, 2003.

Victor Diaz, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, MGM, 2004.

L'homme de la piscine, Ils se marierent et eurent beaucoup d'enfants (also known as And They Lived Happily Ever After), Kino 2004.

Irving Berlin, De-Lovely, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2004.

The Good Night, Momentum, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Rex, Making Out, BBC, 1989-1990.

Jackson Pace, Jackson Pace: The Great Years, Granada, 1990.

Brady, Sharman, 1996.

Byron Flitch, Born to Run, BBC, 1997.

Jack Denby, Jack of Hearts, BBC, 1999.

Vinnie, Bob Martin, ITV, 2000.

Peter Savage, Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years, BBC, 2001.

Road Raja, Sky Television, 2004.

Sheriff of Nottingham, Robin Hood, BBC1, 2005-2007.

Car Cruzin, 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Mike, Walter, 1982.

Detective Superintendent Alan Horsfall, Nineteen 96 (also known as Screen One: 1996), BBC, 1989.

John Barrie, The Day of the Devil, PBS, 1996.

Nick, Is Harry on the Boat?, Sky Television, 2001.

George at age 9, The Magnificent Andersons, Arts and Entertainment, 2002.

Adam, Loving You (also known as The Rainbow Room), ITV, 2003.

Major General Colin Gubbins, Killing Hitler, BBC, 2003.

Art School, 2005.

Inspector Graves, Marple: The Moving Finger (also known as Agatha Christie's "Marple: The Moving Finger"), ITV, PBS, 2006.

Steven "Steve" Pollard, Viva Blackpool, BBC, BBC America, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Pestilence, "Interesting," The Young Ones, BBC, 1982.

A recurring role, The Comic Strip Presents, 1983-1993.

I Love Keith Allen, 1990.

Jim Ryman, "Nothing to Declare," Between the Lines (also known as Inside the Line), BBC, 1992.

John Peter Barrie, "The Day of the Devil," Inspector Morse, ITV and PBS, 1993.

The Word, Channel 4, 1993-1994.

First trainer, "The Abominable Drummer," Glam Metal Detectives, BBC, 1995.

Councillor Hartley, "Behind Closed Doors," Danger-field, BBC, 1996.

TFI Friday (also known as Thank Four It's Friday), Channel 4, 1996.

Slick Sloan, "The A&R Men Cometh," The Young Person's Guide to Becoming a Rock Star, Channel 4, 1998.

Slick Sloan, "Sign on the Line," The Young Person's Guide to Becoming a Rock Star, Channel 4, 1998.

Slick Sloan, "Shifting the Units," The Young Person's Guide to Becoming a Rock Star, Channel 4, 1998.

Jack Nicholson, "Chaos," Spaced, Channel 4, 1999.

James Napeworth, "Flame," Murder in Mind, BBC and BBC America, 2001.

Dexter, "Thank God It Wasn't Boat Race Day," Roger Roger, BBC, 2003.

"Heat Seven," Celebrity Poker Club, 2003.

"Final," Celebrity Poker Club, 2003.

Dexter, "Freedom's Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose," Roger Roger, BBC, 2003.

Dave "Mouse Ear" Smith, "A Little Flutter," Black Books, BBC, 2003.

Flipside TV, Channel 4, 2004.

Soccer AM, Sky Television, 2004.

Mr. Tony Whitman, a recurring role, Bodies, BBC, BBC America, 2004-2005.

G. R., "Murder Me," Twisted Tales, BBC, 2005.

Roger McHugh, New Tricks, BBC, 2005.

Mr. Irwin, Hotel Babylon, BBC, 2006.

The Charlotte Church Show, Channel 4, 2006.

"Keith Allen," A Taste of My Life, 2007.

Parkinson, BBC, 2007.

Top Gear (also known as Top Gear Xtra), 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Gerry Arkwright, The Nightwatchman, Channel 4, 1983.

Boom Boom, Out Go the Lights, BBC, 1984.

Ken, You Are Here, 1998.

Football Shorts (also known as Vinnie's Football Shorts), Sky Television, 2002.

Mr. Sands, Arena: Harold Pinter, BBC, 2002.

Breath, Channel 4, 2002.

Television repair man, Home, BBC4, 2003.

Celebrity Naked Ambition, Channel 5, 2003.

Little Lady Fauntleroy, 2004.

You're Fayed, Channel 4, 2005.

Pontius Pilate, Manchester Passion, BBC, 2006.

Michael Carroll: King of Chavs, Channel 4, 2006.

World of Robin Hood (also known as Jonathan Ross's "World of Robin Hood"), BBC, 2006.

Inspector Graves, Miss Marple, Series II: The Moving Finger, PBS, 2006.

Tourette de France, 2007.

Brit Awards 2007, BBC America and ITV, 2007.

Narrator, The Real Shilpa Shetty, Sky, 2007.

Keith Allen Will Burn in Hell, Channel 4, 2007.

Channel 4 at 25, Channel 4, 2007.

Also appeared in The Johnny Vaughan Film Show.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Heckler, Wolcott, ITV, 1981.

Thompson, A Very British Coup, PBS and Channel 4, 1988.

Dr. William Palmer, The Life and Crimes of William Palmer, PBS, 1998.

Jeff Wagland, Faith, 1994.

Jonas Chuzzlewit, Martin Chuzzlewit, BBC and PBS, 1994.

Shelley, The Bite, BBC, 1996.

Sir James Corson, Mobile, ITV, 2007.

Television Director; Specials:

You're Fayed, Channel 4, 2005.

Michael Carroll: King of Chavs, Channel 4, 2006.

Tourette de France, Channel 4, 2007.

Keith Allen Will Burn in Hell, Channel 4, 2007.

Television Director; Episodic:

(Three episodes) The Comic Strip Presents, BBC2, 1992-93.

Television Producer; Episodic:

The Comic Strip Presents, Channel 4, 1984.

Television Work; Episodic:

Lyricist, The Comic Strip Presents, BBC2, 1988 and 1993.

Stage Appearances:

Keith Cormwell, Howard Crabtree's Whopp-Dee-Doo, Actors Playhouse, 1993-1994.



Keith Allen Live, 1990.



Crystal Gazing, 1982.

Television Music; Specials:

"World in Motion," 24 Hour Party People (also known as Twenty Four Hour Party People), 2002.

Television Specials:

The Nightwatchman, Channel 4, 1983.

You Are Here, 1998.

Television Episodes:

The Comic Strip Presents, BBC2, 1984-93.

Television Music; Episodic:

Theme music, Road Raja, Sky Television, 2004.


Grow Up, Ebury Press, 2007.