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Keith Allen is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer British born on 2 june 1953

Keith Allen

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Birth name Keith Howell Charles Allen
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 2 june 1953 (70 years)

Keith Howell Charles Allen (born 2 September 1953) is a British actor, comedian, musician, singer-songwriter, artist, author and television presenter. He is the father of singer Lily Allen and actor Alfie Allen, and brother of actor and director Kevin Allen.


As a guest on Top Gear on 9 December 2007, Allen said that claims he had eight children were not true and that he actually has six children by four different women. His children include pop singer Lily Allen and actor Alfie Owen-Allen with his first wife Alison Owen. He was also married to Nira Park and his lovers have included Julia Sawalha and currently the actress Tamzin Malleson (who starred alongside him in Bodies). Their daughter, Teddie, was born in 2006. Although a staunch socialist, whose political philosophy was influenced by the Workers' Revolutionary Party, Allen has expressed grudging admiration for Conservative Party leader David Cameron and former leader William Hague.

Allen has on his shoulder a tattoo of Rinka the dog, owned by Norman Scott, which was shot dead during the Jeremy Thorpe scandal. He has explained that: “I had the tattoo placed on my arm lest I forget, so I have a history of having suspicions about the establishment and the Government and court cases.”

In the mid-1980s Allen served a 21-day jail sentence in Pentonville Prison after being found guilty of criminal damage at the Zanzibar club in Covent Garden.

Best films

Shallow Grave (1994)

Usually with

Kevin Allen
Kevin Allen
(6 films)
Yvan Attal
Yvan Attal
(2 films)
Michael White
Michael White
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Keith Allen (44 films)

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle, 2h21
Directed by Matthew Vaughn
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Spy, Crime
Themes Spy films, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about terrorism, Children's films
Actors Taron Egerton, Julianne Moore, Mark Strong, Halle Berry, Sophie Cookson, Channing Tatum
Roles Charles
Rating67% 3.3535753.3535753.3535753.3535753.353575
Un an après avoir arrêté le plan de Richmond Valentien, Eggsy coule désormais des jours heureux avec la princesse suédoise Tilde, tout en continuant à travailler pour les Kingsman. Mais un soir, des attaques simultanées détruisent le quartier général du Kingsman et tuent tous les agents. Les seuls survivants, Eggsy et Merlin, sont alors amenés à rencontrer leurs homologues américains du Statesman, dont la base est située dans une distillerie de bourbon dans le Kentucky. Ensemble, entre l'Italie et le Cambodge, ils vont affronter Poppy Adams, une trafiquante à la tête du cartel de drogue le plus puissant du monde, le Cercle d'or.
Eddie the Eagle, 1h45
Directed by Dexter Fletcher
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Adventure, Historical
Themes Sports films, Films about the Olympic Games, Children's films, Sports d'hiver, Ski
Actors Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken, Mark Benton, Keith Allen, Iris Berben
Roles Terry
Rating72% 3.648883.648883.648883.648883.64888
Michael « Eddie » Edwards n’a jamais été sportif. Il rêve cependant depuis l'enfance de participer aux Jeux olympiques. Au fil du temps, son envie et sa volonté demeurent intactes, malgré son niveau sportif, le manque de soutien et les diverses moqueries qui n’ont jamais entamé sa volonté. À la surprise de beaucoup, Eddie parvient à participer à l'épreuve de saut à ski aux Jeux olympiques d'hiver de 1988 à Calgary. Avec l’aide de Bronson Peary, un entraîneur aussi atypique que lui, Eddie va marquer les esprits à sa façon.
The Last Showing, 1h29
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Robert Englund, Finn Jones, Keith Allen, Emily Berrington, Chris Geere, Malachi Kirby
Roles Collins
Rating51% 2.5574652.5574652.5574652.5574652.557465
Stuart (Robert Englund) is a film purist who despises the current film world, viewing it as vulgar and cheap. After being laid-off from his job as a projectionist and forced to work at the concession stand, Stuart decides to take his revenge. Stuart manages to capture Martin (Finn Jones) and Allie (Emily Berrington), a young couple who have come to his theatre to watch The Hills Have Eyes 2 and make out. After drugging Allie and incapacitating his manger, Stuart traps the couple in the theatre overnight. He then proceeds to use the building's CCTV system and a handheld camcorder to make his own personal horror movie.
Hold Your Breath, 1h30
Directed by Jared Michael Cohn
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Katrina Bowden, Randy Wayne, Keith Allen, Erin Marie Hogan, Keith Allan
Roles Van Hausen
Rating33% 1.6766851.6766851.6766851.6766851.676685
A group of friends on a weekend camping trip find themselves being picked off one by one when one member of the group refuses to abide by the urban myth that you can breathe in evil spirits when passing cemeteries.
Treasure Island (2012 TV miniseries), 3h
Directed by Steve Barron
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films, Films about disabilities, L'Or
Actors Toby Regbo, Eddie Izzard, Rupert Penry-Jones, Daniel Mays, Philip Glenister, Donald Sutherland
Roles Pew
Rating61% 3.0998553.0998553.0998553.0998553.099855
Young Jim Hawkins (Toby Regbo) discovers a map to a legendary island of treasure belonging to the infamous Captain Flint (Donald Sutherland), and embarks on a journey abroad the ship Hispaniola to find it, however, the enigmatic Long John Silver (Eddie Izzard) and crew have other plans.
Vinyl (2012)
, 1h25
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Actors Phil Daniels, Keith Allen, Jamie Blackley, Perry Benson, Alexa Davies
Roles Minto
Rating58% 2.9478252.9478252.9478252.9478252.947825
The film follows the fortunes of washed-up punk rocker Johnny Jones (Phil Daniels) and his attempts to make a comeback into the British music charts. After a drunken session with his old bandmates, Johnny records what he feels could be a hit. However, faced with record company executives who no longer see him or his music as relevant, he hires a group of fresh-faced youngsters to film a video in which they mime to his music. The result is a record contract and a single racing up the charts. All goes well until the real band decide they want more recognition for their work. Due to a conflict between Minto, played by Keith Allen and Johnny Jones, it is not long before the truth is exposed. Suddenly, the media focus is back on Johnny and his fight for equality in the music business. This leads to a comedic finale and a heartwarming ending.
A Film with Me in It, 1h23
Directed by Ian Fitzgibbon
Genres Thriller, Comedy
Actors Dylan Moran, Amy Huberman, Keith Allen, Neil Jordan, Hugh O'Conor, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers
Roles Jack
Rating65% 3.294563.294563.294563.294563.29456
Mark (Doherty) is an actor living in a basement flat below his writer friend Pierce (Moran). Residing with his girlfriend, Sally (Huberman), Mark struggles to find work whilst caring for his paralysed brother, David (O'Doherty). Desperate to avoid paying overdue rent, Mark continually eludes landlord Jack (Allen), meaning he is also unable to inform Jack of the flat's dilapidated state.
The Good Night
Directed by Jake Paltrow
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Actors Martin Freeman, Penélope Cruz, Gwyneth Paltrow, Simon Pegg, Danny DeVito, Michael Gambon
Roles Norman
Rating56% 2.8480152.8480152.8480152.8480152.848015
The movie follows a man's search for perfection in a world where life rarely measures up to the idealized images that constantly bombard us. Freeman plays Gary Shaller, who gained commercial success in previous years as the keyboard player in the fictional band "On The One". He is in a failing marriage with Dora (Gwyneth Paltrow), and working for his former band mate Paul, played by Simon Pegg, writing and recording commercial jingles. Gary eventually discovers that he is having lucid dreams about a glamorous woman named Anna, played by Penélope Cruz, with whom he is deeply infatuated. He aims to learn more about lucid dreaming by buying books and even attending classes taught by an eccentric lucid-dreaming enthusiast, Mel (Danny DeVito).
De-Lovely (2004)
, 2h5
Directed by Irwin Winkler
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Documentary, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, Musical films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Kevin Kline, Ashley Judd, Jonathan Pryce, Kevin McNally, Sandra Nelson, Allan Corduner
Roles Irving Berlin
Rating65% 3.297673.297673.297673.297673.29767
As he is about to die, Porter's life flashes before him in the form of a musical production staged by the archangel Gabriel in the Indiana theater where the composer first performed on stage.
Happily Ever After, 1h50
Directed by Yvan Attal
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Charlotte Gainsbourg, Yvan Attal, Alain Chabat, Emmanuelle Seigner, Johnny Depp, Alain Cohen
Roles L'homme de la piscine
Rating63% 3.1962053.1962053.1962053.1962053.196205
Happily Ever After dissects the viability of fidelity via the story of three buddies and their tumultuous relationships with the opposite sex.
Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, 1h40
Directed by Kevin Allen
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Spy, Romance
Themes Spy films, Children's films
Actors Frankie Muniz, Anthony Anderson, Cynthia Stevenson, Daniel Roebuck, Keith David, Hannah Spearitt
Roles Diaz
Rating45% 2.269722.269722.269722.269722.26972
Agent Cody Banks (Frankie Muniz) attends summer camp, actually a secret facility for training CIA teenage agents. When a group of CIA soldiers attempt to abduct head counselor Victor Diaz (Keith Allen), Cody helps him escape, mistaking the CIA operation for a training exercise. The director informs Cody that Diaz stole disks containing plans for a secret mind-control device, and sends Cody to recapture him.
24 Hour Party People, 1h57
Directed by Michael Winterbottom
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Steve Coogan, Paddy Considine, John Thomson, Shirley Henderson, Lennie James, Martin Hancock
Roles Roger Ames
Rating72% 3.647683.647683.647683.647683.64768
In 1976, television presenter Tony Wilson sees the Sex Pistols perform at the Manchester Lesser Free Trade Hall for the first time. Inspired, Wilson starts a weekly series of punk rock shows at a Manchester club, where the newly formed Joy Division perform, led by the erratic, brooding Ian Curtis.
Bear's Kiss, 1h41
Directed by Sergueï Bodrov
Origin France
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Mise en scène d'un ours, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Rebecca Liljeberg, Sergei Bodrov, Jr., Joachim Król, Keith Allen, Anne-Marie Pisani, Maurizio Donadoni
Roles Lou
Rating58% 2.947712.947712.947712.947712.94771
Dans une famille du cirque, les parents de Lola achètent un ourson. C'est Lola qui va se charger de le dresser dans le but de monter un numéro.
The Others
The Others (2001)
, 1h44
Directed by Alejandro Amenábar
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Films about children, Ghost films
Actors Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan, Christopher Eccleston, Elaine Cassidy, Eric Sykes, Alakina Mann
Roles Mr. Marlish
Rating75% 3.799963.799963.799963.799963.79996
Grace Stewart (Nicole Kidman) is a devout Roman Catholic mother who lives with her two small children in a remote country house in the British Crown Dependency of Jersey in the immediate aftermath of World War II. The children, Anne (Alakina Mann) and Nicholas (James Bentley), have an uncommon disease, characterized by photosensitivity, so their lives are structured around a series of complex rules to protect them from inadvertent exposure to sunlight. The arrival of three servants at the house — aging Mrs. Bertha Mills (Fionnula Flanagan), elderly gardener Edmund Tuttle (Eric Sykes), and a mute girl named Lydia (Elaine Cassidy) — coincides with a number of odd events, and Grace begins to fear they are not alone.