Alfie Allen is an English actor and he is mostly known for playing the role as Theon Greyjoy in a HBO series known as Game of Thrones since 2011. He is the native of Hammersmith, London, England. He came into this world on 12th September of the year 1986 which has now made him reach at the age of 29. Although he is known by the name Alfie Allen, as a child, he was named as Alfie Evan James Allen. He is the son of Keith Allen and wife Alison Owen. His father is a Welsh born actor whereas his mother is a film producer. He also has one sister named as Lily Allen who is a singer.
Allen went to get his education from the Windlesham House School located in Sussex, Embley Park School near the Romsey. After that, he got enrolled at the St John’s College in Portsmouth. In addition to that, he also attended the Fine Arts College located in Hampstead. There, he studied the A-levels. Alfie is also the third cousin of the British singer Sam Smith. Allen is a tall guy with the height of five feet and seven inches that is 1.70 m.
At the beginning of his professional career, Allen made his appearance in one-off Channel 4 comedy known as You Are Here in 1998. The comedy was co-written by David Williams and Matt Lucas. That same year, he along with his sister, Lily both appeared in a 1998 movie called Elizabeth that was produced by their own mother. Some of his early works included the small roles in Agent Cody Banks 2: destination London which was directed by his uncle named Kevin Allen, a movie titled as Atonement and in the historical hospital drama of BBC1 named as Casualty 1907 as Nobby Clark.
Allen also took over the role of Daniel Radcliffe in the revival of Equus on the nationwide tour. It is the role that he started on 31st January of 2008 in Chichester. He also co-starred with his then partner Jaime Winstone in a music video song for Dust Devil by Madness in April of next year. Additionally, he also had a role in BBC2 movie called Freefall. He came into the lime light after he was cast in HBO medieval fantasy series called Game of Thrones as Theon Greyjoy in 2011. At that time, he was also auditioning for the character of Jon Snow. He then continued to work in the movies by making his appearances in Soulboy, Freestyle, The Kid and Powder in 2010.
Prior to that, his other filmography includes Plastic, Confine, pandemic, The Other Boleyn Girl, Atonement, Elizabeth, You Are Here, The Kid, Casualty 1907, Flashbacks of a Fool, Agent Cody Banks 2: destination London, John Wick, Confine, and more. Previously, Allen was engaged with his then girlfriend Jaime Winstone. After dating with each other for few period of time, the couple got finally got engaged in 5th September 2008 but they stayed together till 2010 and got separated. Besides that, to know more information about his bio and other activities, he can also get connected in his Twitter and Instagram account.