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Alfie Allen (born 12.09.1986)
Alfie Allen is an English actor best known for starring as Theon Greyjoy in the TV series 'Game of Thrones'.

Childhood: Alfie Allen was born in Hammersmith, London. His parents are Keith Allen, and actor and singer, and Alison Owen, a film producer. His sister is popstar Lily Allen who once wrote a less-than-flattering song about him called 'Alfie'. He attended St John's College and then the Fine Arts College.

Acting career: Alfie Allen made his acting debut in a 1998 Channel 4 comedy entitled 'You Are Here' written by Matt Lucas and David Walliams. That year also saw him in the movie 'Elizabeth' which also starred Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush and Christopher Eccleston. He had small roles in 2004's 'Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London' with Frankie Muniz, 2007's 'Atonement' with Keira Knightley and James McAvoy and 2008 TV drama 'Casualty 1907'. In 2008, he played the lead role in the play 'Equus'; a role originally played by Daniel Radcliffe. In 2011, he was cast in the fantasy series 'Game Of Thrones' alongside Sean Bean, Richard Madden and Joe Dempsie.



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'Doctor Faustus' Gala Night - Arrivals

Alfie Allen - Various celebrities attend 'Doctor Faustus' gala night - London, United Kingdom - Monday 25th April 2016

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'Game Of Thrones' Season 6 Premiere Screening

Alfie Allen - 'Game of Thrones' Season 6 premiere screening held at TCL Chinese Theater IMAX at TCL Chinese Theater IMAX - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 10th April 2016

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Premiere Of 'Game Of Thrones' Season 6 - Arrivals

Alfie Allen - Premiere of 'Game of Thrones' Season 6 - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 10th April 2016

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BAFTAs: BAFTA Fundraising Gala Dinner & Auction At BAFTA

Alfie Allen - BAFTAs: BAFTA fundraising gala dinner & auction at BAFTA - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 11th February 2016

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22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals

Alfie Allen - 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Expo Hall - Arrivals at Shrine Auditorium, Screen Actors Guild - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 30th January 2016

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‘John Wick 2’: Filming For Sequel Starring Keanu Reeves Set For Fall 2015


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Filming for John Wick 2 is about to begin, Thunder Road Pictures confirmed on Wednesday (23rd September). Keanu Reeves is reprising the title role in the upcoming sequel to the 2014 film John Wick. Reeves is the only casting confirmation so far for sequel although, with filming set to begin in the next few weeks, further casting announcements are expected.

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Read More: Keanu Reeves Confirmed To Return for John Wick 2.

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'Game Of Thrones' Musical Is Made A Reality... Sort Of...


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For the first ever US Red Nose Day on NBC, all the stops were pulled out. What happens when you combine Chris Martin, Liam Neeson, and a large section of the cast of 'Game of Thrones'? Well, you get a behind-the-scenes mockumentary of 'Game of Thrones: The Musical', featuring some of your favourite characters singing such hits as 'Rastafarian Targaryen'.

Peter Dinklage sang about how his character, Tyrion, is still alive despite the oddsPeter Dinklage sang about how his character, Tyrion, is still alive despite the odds

The six-minute sketch contained a lot of the current (surviving) cast of the show, like Peter Dinklage, Emilia Clarke, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Kit Harington, as well as actors like John Bradley (Samwell Tarly), Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy/Reek), Iwan Rheon (Ramsey Bolton) and Charlotte Hope (Myranda). There was also an appearance from some of the long-past actors like Mark Addy (King Robert Baratheon in Season One), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Jojen Reed) and Rose Leslie (Ygritte), who received a serenade from Kit Harington. Diana Rigg (Olenna Tyrell) also made a brief appearance to discuss how the whole concert was a terrible idea.

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Valar Morghulis - But Who Do We Think Will Die In This Season Of 'Game Of Thrones'? [Speculative Spoilers]


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Prince Doran - We've only seen Prince Doran Martell (Alexander Siddig) in one episode so far, he's already made a strong impression on everyone. The elder brother of fan favourite Oberyn, who came to a horribly messy end in the last season, Prince Doran is trying his best to keep the peace in Dorne, and stop his people from seeking revenge against the Lannisters. It stands to reason, however, that his death would make give them a great reason to rise up and start a war.

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Brienne/Podrick - Brienne (Gwendoline Christie) and Podrick (Daniel Portman) have been giving us a good dose of the "two buddies traveling", following in the footsteps of Tyrion (Peter Dinklage ) and Bronn (Jerome Flynn), and Arya (Maisie Williams) and the Hound (Rory McCann). The problem is, that each of those has come to a rather disastrous ending at some point, and the death of Brienne or Podrick seems likely - especially with what they seem to be getting themselves into.

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John Wick Review


Extraordinary

There have been so many awful revenge thrillers lately that we've almost forgotten that it's possible to make a good one, and this is a rare example of striking the right balance of exhilarating action and dark emotion. Yes, there's a high body count, but this isn't a mow-them-down romp: there's a real sense of pain at all of the senseless bloodshed caused by one idiot's inability to conceive that his actions might have repercussions.

The film also gives Keanu Reeves yet another chance to cleverly reinvent himself on-screen as John Wick, a still-feared former mob hitman who left his job to have a happy life with his wife (Bridget Moynahan). But her untimely illness and death have left him a broken man. His only glimmer of hope is her deathbed gift of an adorable puppy to keep him company. Then even this is taken from him, when cocky Russian thug Iosef (Alfie Allen) steals his vintage Mustang and kills the puppy. In need of closure, John resurrects his past, which is a problem because his ex-boss Viggo (Michael Nyqvist) is Iosef's dad, and he knows that John is unstoppable. So Viggo reluctantly offers a massive bounty on John's head, taken up by John's former fellow assassin pals (Willem Dafoe and Adrianne Palicki). But it's doubtful that anyone can stop the legendary John Wick from bringing down the entire Russian mafia.

Intriguingly, everyone in the film knows this legend except the dim-witted moron Iosef, who blithely keeps on carousing while everyone around him prepares for Armageddon. Writer Derek Kolstad and director Chad Stahelski set the story in a fantastical criminal underworld that uses solid gold coins as currency in shimmering underground nightclubs, lavish spas and a mob hotel in which "business" is strictly prohibited. All of this is fiendishly inventive, with a striking visual atmosphere and an even stronger moody tone. At the centre, Reeves gives John a jagged sense of humour as he braces himself wearily for the inevitable carnage, all while trying to control his much deeper emotional pain.

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'John Wick' Makes $5.45 Million On Opening Night But Critics Aren't Too Sure About Its 'B-Movie' Styling


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John Wick was released in US cinemas on Friday (24th October) and has already been hailed as a financial success, making $5.45 million on its opening night. So if you fancy seeing Keanu Reeves back where he belongs - in full action mode - here's what John Wick is all about and what the critics have to say. 

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Keanu Reeves stars as John Wick, a retired New York hit man who returns to his old ways when a gang of thugs destroy the last reminder Wick has of his late wife. Michael Nyqvist (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones) star alongside Reeves as the film's protagonists. They are joined by the likes of Willem Dafoe (Spider-Man), Dean Winters (P.S. I Love You), Adrianne Palicki (Red Dawn) and Ian McShane (Deadwood). 

The film has been well received by critics who have largely commented on its violent nature. It has been described as the archetypal action film which offers impressive fight scenes and a relatively simplistic storyline. As Vulture's critic wrote John Wick is 'a beautiful coffee-table action movie.' However, others have also criticised the violent element of the film, with one critic remarking John Wick 'is a film where every human being is a sack of meat waiting to be tenderized' (Globe and Mail). 

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Video - Keanu Reeves And Stars Of 'John Wick' Pose At The Arrivals For The Film Screening


During the arrivals for the New York special screening of 'John Wick' at Regal Union Square Stadium the cast and directors was photographed. Among these, were Keanu Reeves who stars, and 'Game of Thrones' actor, Alfie Allen.

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John Wick Trailer


John Wick was one of the criminal underground's finest hitmen until the untimely death of his beloved wife. Now he's living a relatively solitary life with his pet dog, retired from that world and living peacefully. That is until his car gets recognised by some former enemies responsible for his wife's death and he is beaten half to death in his own home, his dog brutally killed in front of him. Unfortunately for the perpetrators, they have no idea who their messing with, and when they are warned by a major crime boss of his uniquely gifted fighting abilities, they are forced to recruit their deadliest men (and women) to take Wick down. But now, with nothing left to lose, Wick is more dangerous than ever before.

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Who Are The Most Famous Showbiz Families?


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News executives in America were left surprised when news anchor Brian Williams took time out of his NBC Nightly News bulletin last Wednesday to happily announce the appointment of his daughter, Allison Williams, as Peter Pan. Allison, who has previously proved her acting work on huge HBO hit Girls, has been cast by NBC to play the mischievous boy who never grows up in the network's live broadcast of the Broadway musical in December.

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News anchor Brian Williams proudly announced his daughter Allison's latest job opportunity

Clearly thrilled at his daughter's achievement, the proud father elaborated: "Family members confirm she's been rehearsing for this role since the age of three and they look forward to seeing her fly".

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Lily Allen Offered Incestuous Role Alongside Brother Alfie In 'Game Of Thrones'


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Lily Allen had revealed that she was offered a role alongside her brother in HBO's hit fantasy drama, Game of Thrones. The 'Smile' singer recently took part in a Reddit AMA session with her fans and revealed that she was asked if she wanted to play the part of her brother's character Theon Greyjoy's sister on the show.

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Lily Allen Has Revealed She Was Offered A Role Alongside Her Brother In 'Game Of Thrones.'

The show, which is based on the series of books by author George R. R. Martin, is known for its controversial themes of incest but it appears the makers of Game of Thrones wanted to take things a step further by involving real-life siblings.

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Plastic Review


Weak

Lazy filmmaking undermines this sparky caper thriller, from paper-thin characters and convenient plot points to limp direction and corny editing. This is a real shame, because the bright rising-star cast brings real energy to the weak material. So audiences who can switch off their brains might have some fun watching this fast-paced romp. But everyone else should be wary.

It opens in Britain, where economics student Sam (Ed Speleers) is running an elaborate credit card scam with classmates Fordy, Yatesey and Rafa (Will Poulter, Alfie Allen and Sebastian De Souza). But when local gangster Marcel (Thomas Kretchmann) discovers their operation, he demands a £2m payoff to let them go. So Sam secretly manipulates his new girlfriend Frankie (Emma Rigby), who happens to work for a credit security firm, into getting them the key information they can use to stage a series of high-stakes cons in Miami. And when this plan falls apart, they decide to launch an elaborate sting to rob £20m of diamonds and set themselves up for life.

The premise isn't bad, but the script is packed with coincidental things that make it utterly impossible to believe. Frankie's job is one of these, as is the fact that Rafa looks just like the Prince of Brunei. And of course, since the plot needs some third-act suspense, Yatesey suddenly turns out to be a careless idiot. None of these things make any sense, leaving everything about the film feeling gratuitous, including the sunshiny beauty of the Miami Beach setting and the presence of inexpressive actress Rigby. Plastic, indeed.

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Alfie Allen

Date of birth

12th September, 1986

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.75


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John Wick Movie Review

John Wick Movie Review

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John Wick Trailer

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Plastic Movie Review

Plastic Movie Review

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Plastic Trailer

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