Sep. 2nd, 1953
Llanelli, South Wales, UK
5' 6 1/2
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Keith Howell Charles Allen is a Welsh actor, pantomime star and television presenter. He is the father of singer Lily Allen and actor Alfie Allen, and brother of actor and director Kevin Allen.
- Was expelled from boarding school as a boy for changing the organ pipes around in the school chapel during the Christmas period. He was lonely and unhappy because his parents were in Singapore and he couldn't make the journey to his grandmother's house in Llanelli; because it was too expensive. When they attempted to play the organ he described the sound like "Stevie Wonder going mental.".
- Brother of 'Kevin Allen (I)' (qv).
- Is the father of singer 'Lily Allen (I)' (qv) and actor 'Alfie Allen' (qv).
- Although he was "Fat Les" in the England World Cup song "Vindaloo" and also in other English patriotic music videos, he is in fact Welsh, as is his brother Kevin. They were both born in Swansea.
- Supports Fulham Football Club.
- As "Fat Les", composed the unofficial England Soccer World Cup 1998 Song "Vindaloo".