Patrick Allen
John Keith Patrick Allen (17 March 1927 – 28 July 2006) was a British film, television and voice actor.
Allen was born in Nyasaland
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 (now Malawi
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), where his father was a tobacco farmer. After his parents returned to Britain, he was evacuated to Canada
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 during World War II
World War II
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 where he remained to finish his education at McGill University
McGill University
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 in Montreal
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. He gained experience as a local radio broadcaster and appeared on television in plays and documentaries, before returning to Britain.

Returning to the United Kingdom in 1953, Allen made his film debut in Hitchcock's
Alfred Hitchcock
Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE was a British film director and producer. He pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres. After a successful career in British cinema in both silent films and early talkies, Hitchcock moved to Hollywood...

 Dial M for Murder
Dial M for Murder
Dial M for Murder is a 1954 American thriller film adapted from a successful stage play by Frederick Knott, directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, and Robert Cummings. The movie was released by the Warner Bros...


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