Who is Alfie Allen?
British actor Alfie Evan Allen was born in Hammersmith, London, England, on 12 September 1986, making his zodiac sign Virgo. He’s appeared in 46 movies and TV series, and is probably known best for playing Theon Greyjoy in 47 episodes of the critically acclaimed action adventure series “Game of Thrones” – often referred to as “GOT” – which currently ranks #13 best series of all time on the website IMDb. It starred Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke and Peter Dinklage, was created by D. B. Weiss and David Benioff, and follows several noble families living in the land of Westeros; the series aired its 73 episodes from 2011 through 2019, and won 389 of more than 1,000 awards for which it was nominated.
Alfie’s still today active in the film industry, and is currently shooting for the upcoming movies “Visitation” and “Young Hot Bloods”.
Education and early life
Allen and his older sister Lilly Allen were raised in London by their father Keith Howell Charles Allen, who’s a British actor and pantomime star, and mother Alison Owen who’s a British movie producer; Allen’s sister has become a famous singer, with some of her most popular songs being “Not Fair”, “Fuck You” and “The Fear”. His third cousin is famous British singer-songwriter Samuel Frederick ‘Sam’ Smith, while his uncle’s famous British actor, screenwriter and director Kevin Edward Allen.
Alfie was less than two years old when he made his debut TV series appearance, playing Child in Promo in the 1988 episode “The Yob” of the comedy “The Comic Strip Presents”; he didn’t have any roles in the following 10 years, focusING on his education.
Alfie studied at Windlesham House School prior to moving on to St John’s College, at which he was mostly into playing sports and appearing in school plays. He matriculated in 2005 and then enrolled at Fine Arts College, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2009.
Roles in movies
Alfie’s debut film role was playing Arundel’s Son in the hit 1998 biographical historical drama “Elizabeth”, which starred Liz Giles and Cate Blanchett, and was directed by Shekhar Kapur. It follows the life of Queen Elizabeth I of England as she’s learning about monarchy, and the movie won 34 of its 89 award nominations, including an Oscar win for Best Make-up.
Some of Alfie’s following roles were in the 1998 comedy “You Are Here”, the 2003 music video “David Guetta vs. Bowie: Just for One Day (Heroes)” and the 2004 action adventure comedy “Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London”. The year 2005 saw him play Harry in the biographical musical “Stoned”, which starred Paddy Considine and Leo Gregory, and was directed by Stephen Woolley. It covers the death of Rolling Stones’ co-founder Brian Jones, and the film was nominated for four awards. Some of Alfie’s roles in the remainder of the 2000s were in the 2006 biographical comedy “Sixty Six”, the 2007 romantic mystery “Atonement”, and the 2008 drama “Flashbacks of a Fool”.
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In 2014, he played Iosef Tarasov in the critically acclaimed crime thriller action “John Wick”, which starred Keanu Reeves, and was directed by David Leitch and Chad Stahelski. It follows a former assassin whose dog’s just been killed, and the film won five of its 15 award nominations.
Some of Alfie’s most recent film roles have been in the comedy “La Cha Cha”, the crime action “Night Teeth” and the short science fiction “Nightwalkers”, all released in 2021.
Roles in TV series
Alfie played Skateboard Kid in the 1999 episode “Ends” of the action comedy “Spaced”, and his following roles came in 2005, when cast to appear in an episode of both the drama mini-series “The Golden Hour” and the crime mini-series “Jericho”.
In 2008, he starred as Nobby Clark in four episodes of the historical mini-series “Casualty 1907”, which also starred Neil Fitzmaurice and Nicholas Farrell, and follows the doctors and nurses working at an Edwardian London hospital. Also in 2008, Alfie played Adams in the episode “And Kill Them” of the drama “Coming Up”, and the year 2010 saw him appear in an episode of the drama “Moving On” and the crime mystery “Accused”.
In 2016, he starred as Ringwood in all the seven episodes of the popular drama mini-series “Close to the Enemy”, which also starred August Diehl and Lucy Ward, and follows a British intelligence officer who has to make sure that a captured German scientist helps the Brits develop jet aircraft; the mini-series was nominated for a Satellite Award for Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.
Alfie’s also known for playing Isaac Pincher in five episodes of the popular drama “Harlots”, which starred Kate Fleetwood and Lesley Manville, and was created by Moira Buffini and Alison Newman; it follows brothel owner Margaret Wells as she’s raising her daughters in 18th century London.
Some of Alfie’s most recent TV series roles have been in four episodes of the 2020 biographical crime mini-series “The Murders at White House Farm”, four episodes of the 2022 action thriller “Rogue Heroes” and the 2023 episode “Missed Connection” of the animated action adventure “Transformers: Earthspark” (voice role).
Alfie sang the songs “Blow Like the Wind” and “Day Making Girl” in the 2019 movie “How to Build a Girl”.
Some of his most recent talk-show appearances have been in “GMA3: What You Need to Know”, “Sidewalks Entertainment” and “The Man Cave Chronicles Podcast”.
Awards and nominations
Alfie’s won four of his 19 award nominations. He won a 2015 Savannah Film Festival Rising Star Award, a 2019 IGN People’s Choice Award for Best TV Ensemble and a 2020 CinEuphoria Merit – Honorary Award, all for his performance in “Game of Thrones”. Alfie also won a 2021 CinEuphoria Award for Best Ensemble – International Competition, for his and his colleagues’ performance in “Jojo Rabbit”.
He was also nominated for a 2019 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, for “Game of Thrones”.
Love life and relationships
Even though Alfie avoids speaking about his love life in public, there are still three women whom he’s dated, that we know about.
Sometime in the first half of the 2000s, he dated British non-celebrity Iona Elizabeth; the two were together for around a year.
From 2007 through 2010, Alfie was in a relationship with Jaime Margaret Winstone, a British actress with 58 credits to her name, while she’s perhaps known best for playing Pamela in the 2018 action adventure fantasy movie “Tomb Raider”.
Alfie was in a relationship with British disc jockey Allie Teilz from 2017 through 2019, and she gave birth to their daughter Arrow on 22 October 2018; even though he and Allie are no longer together, it’s believed that they’re equally involved in raising their daughter.
Alfie seems to be unattached as of May 2023, hasn’t married and has a daughter with former girlfriend Allie Teilz.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Alfie and American actress, director and singer Emmanuelle Grey Rossum were born on the exact same day.
He’s today good friends with several cast members of the series “Game of Thrones”, including Richard Madden, Kit Harington and Iwan Rheon.
His sister’s song “Alfie” is about him; it was featured on her debut album “Alright, Still”.
Alfie’s a huge fan of soccer, and cheers for Arsenal.
He’s quite popular on Instagram and is followed by over 850,000 people, while he’s uploaded nearly 1,200 pictures and videos onto the network; most of his content features him travelling around the world.
Alfie’s a huge lover of animals, with elephants being his favorites; he’s featured his pet dog in some of his Instagram pictures.
One of his favorite actors is Jamie Foxx, while some of his favorite movies include “Collateral”, “Dreamgirls” and “Django Unchained”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Alfie’s age is 36. He has blue eyes and brown hair, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall and weighs around 155lbs (71kgs).
Alfie’s net worth’s been estimated at over $6 million, as of May 2023.