Date of Birth: 06/02/1953
Place of birth: Gorseynon
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Author: Ivan Matkovskiy
Allen was born in Gorseynon, near Swansea, South Wales (Gorseinon, Swansea, Wales); He was the second of three children of Edward Charles Owen (Edward Charles Owen), the Royal Navy submariner. Young years, China passed near Swansea, Malta (Malta) in Gosport (Gosport). At age 11, he enrolled in a school in Essex (Essex) - however, already in its 13th kicked out. In the 15 years for theft Allen hit the colony for minors; Keith later claimed that the time spent there just fine.
Over 70 Keith changed several works; among other things, he worked as a stagehand - however, he was expelled for appearing on stage naked during a performance of the choir Bigreyvsa Max (Max Bygraves). Success Allen made only as a comedian; He played mostly an opening act for popular rock bands like `Clash`.
The 80-Halle starred in the film series `The Comic Strip Presents ...` channel Channel 4. Some time Keith even led his own sitcom; it was called `I love China Allena` ( `I Love Keith Allen`) and broadcast channel on the Galaxy.
In 1993, Keith co-starred in an episode of the show `Inspector Morze` ( `Inspector Morse`); I wrote the script for the series Danny Boyle (Danny Boyle). This episode was one of three published in 90 projects involving Allen, in which Boyle played either as a director or as a writer.
In 1994, Keith co-starred in the thriller Danny Boyle`s Shallow mogila` `(` Shallow Grave`). In the same year, Allen played a highly critically acclaimed staging Martin Chezlvit` `(` Martin Chuzzlewit`). In 1996, Allen once again played in the movie `On igle` ( `Trainspotting`) of the same Danny Boyle. Later Boyle said that in `Shallow mogila` and` On igle` Keith played virtually the same character; In both films, Allen wore the same clothes and the same bag.
In 2000, Allen starred in two plays by Harold Pinter (Harold Pinter) Almeida Theatre (Almeida Theatre). First Keith played Lambert (Lambert) in `Celebration`, then - Mr. Sands (Mr Sands) in` The Room`.
In 2004, Keith has played the main villain in `Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London` (` Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London`).
In 2011 at the Cannes Film Festival a documentary film China, dedicated to the history of the death of Princess Diana (Diana, Princess of Wales). Filming was fully paid for Mohamed Al Fayed (Mohamed Al-Fayed).
In the late 70`s Keith Allen was in a punk band `Atoms`; later he moved to `Fat Les`. Pretty Keith actively collaborated with a team of `New Order`; in fact, it was he who wrote their only single, managed to get to number one on the British charts, `World In Motion`.
Allen is known as an ardent supporter Fulhem` `(` Fulham`) London`s oldest football club.
On 9 December 2007, in the program `Top Gear` Allen said that he had 8 children; statement it turned out, however, an exaggeration - children in China with 6, from 4 different women. Among China Children should especially mention the singer Lily Allen, and actors Alfie Owen-Allen; Keith bore to his first wife, Alison Owen (Alison Owen). Some time was married to Keith Park naira (Nira Park). Now Allen lives with actress Temzin Mallson (Tamzin Malleson); in 2006, their daughter was born Teddy (Teddie).