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Who Is The Most Famous Allen In The World?

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Vote up everyone you recognize with the last name Allen.

How many celebrities with the last name Allen can you think of? The famous Allens below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Allen, famous musicians named Allen, and even athletes named Allen.

Tim Allen is certainly one of the most famous Allens on this list. One of the famous comedians with the last name Allen, he is best known for starring in such shows as Home Improvement and Last Man Standing. He also provides the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story franchise.

Another of the famous people with the last name Allen is Lily Allen. She is a singer-songwriter and author. “Smile, “Not Fair,” and “Somewhere Only We Know” are among her biggest hits.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Allen? Just add them to the list. Then be sure to vote up all of the celebrities with the surname Allen that you've heard of! 

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  • Timothy Alan Dick (born June 13, 1953), known professionally as Tim Allen, is an American actor and comedian. He is known for playing Tim "The Toolman" Taylor on the ABC sitcom Home Improvement ...more
  • David (Gruber) Allen (born c. 1958) is an American television and film actor and comedian, who has been credited in many movies and television roles as Dave Gruber Allen and David Gruber Allen. Allen ...more
  • Paul Gardner Allen (January 21, 1953 – October 15, 2018) was an American business magnate, investor, researcher, humanitarian, and philanthropist. He co-founded Microsoft alongside Bill Gates in ...more
  • Alfie Evan Allen (born 12 September 1986) is an English actor. He is best known for playing Theon Greyjoy in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011–2019), and, after submitting himself for ...more
  • Keegan Phillip Allen (born July 22, 1989) is an American actor, photographer, author and musician. Allen is known for his main role as Toby Cavanaugh on the Freeform series Pretty Little Liars.
  • Howard Richard "Pistol" Allen (August 13, 1932 – June 30, 2002) was an African-American musician, most notable as a Motown session drummer with The Funk Brothers.
  • Nancy Allen (born 1954) is a prominent harpist from the United States. The daughter of a public school music teacher in the Carmel, New York district, she won numerous international competitions ...more
  • Elizabeth Allen (born Elizabeth Ellen Gillease, January 25, 1929 — September 19, 2006) was an American theatre, television and film actress and singer whose forty-year career lasted from the ...more
  • Henry James "Red" Allen (January 7, 1908 – April 17, 1967) was an American jazz trumpeter and vocalist whose style has been claimed to be the first to fully incorporate the innovations of Louis ...more
  • Crystal Allen is an American film and television actress.
  • John Keith Patrick Allen (17 March 1927 – 28 July 2006) was a British actor and voice actor.
  • Carl Allen (born April 25, 1961) is an American jazz drummer. Allen attended William Paterson University.He has worked with a wide variety of musicians, including Freddie Hubbard, Jackie McLean, ...more
  • Mel Allen (born Melvin Allen Israel; February 14, 1913 – June 16, 1996) was an American sportscaster, best known for his long tenure as the primary play-by-play announcer for the New York Yankees.  ...more
  • Adrianne Allen (7 February 1907 – 14 September 1993) was an English stage actress.Most often seen in light comedy, played Sybil Chase in the original West End production of Private Lives and  ...more
  • Joseph Alan Cagle, known professionally as Joey Allen, is best known as the lead guitarist of the American glam metal band Warrant. Allen was born as Joseph Alan Cagle on June 23, 1964 in Fort Wayne, ...more
  • Joan Allen (born August 20, 1956) is an American actress. She began her career with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 1977, won the 1984 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play for And a ...more
  • Brittany Allen (born February 5, 1986) is a Canadian actress and composer. Her first notable role was as Marissa Chandler on All My Children from 2009 to 2010, for which she received a Daytime Emmy ...more
  • John Florence Sullivan (May 31, 1894 – March 17, 1956), known professionally as Fred Allen, was an American comedian. His absurdist, topically pointed radio program The Fred Allen Show (1932–1949) ...more
  • Karen Jane Allen (born October 5, 1951) is an American film and stage actress. After making her film debut in Animal House (1978), she became best known for her portrayal of Marion Ravenwood opposite ...more
  • Russell Allen (born July 19, 1971) is a singer and lyricist best known as the vocalist of American progressive metal band Symphony X. He has also worked with supergroups Star One, Allen-Lande, Level ...more
  • Walter Ray Allen Jr. (born July 20, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player. He played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and was inducted into the Naismith ...more
  • Paula Gunn Allen (October 24, 1939 – May 29, 2008) was a Native American poet, literary critic, activist, professor, and novelist. Of mixed-race European-American, Native American, and Arab-American ...more
  • Chad Allen (born June 5, 1974) is a retired American actor. Beginning his career at the age of seven, Allen is a three-time Young Artist Award winner and GLAAD Media Award honoree. He was a teen idol ...more
  • Nancy Anne Allen (born June 24, 1950) is a retired American actress. She came to prominence for her performances in several films directed by Brian De Palma in the 1970s and early 1980s. Her ...more
  • Morton David Alpern (March 23, 1922 – February 12, 2018), better known as Marty Allen, was an American comedian, actor, and philanthropist. He worked as a comedy headliner in nightclubs, as a ...more