Jack Allen

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Birthday
23, 1907
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 25, 1995 (87)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
23, 1907
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 25, 1995 (87)

About

Perhaps most well known for his portrayal of Major Howard in the television series Tell It to the Marines and for his roles in the films The Headless Ghost (1959) and Breaking the Sound Barrier (1952), he is also remembered for his recurring roles on Orlando, The Army Game, and Coronation Street.

Before Fame

Early in his career, he portrayed Lieutenant Willoughby in the 1939 feature film The Four Feathers.

Trivia

In 1959, he appeared in a film based on the infamous murder spree of Jack the Ripper.

Family Life

He spent his early days in Sandbach, Cheshire, England, and later relocated to London.

Associated With

He appeared with Mick Jagger in the Tony Richardson-directed film Ned Kelly (1970).