Alison Owen

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Alison Owen
Born Alison Mary Owen
(1961-02-18) 18 February 1961 (age 53)
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK
Occupation Film producer
Spouse(s) Keith Allen (1982-89; divorced)
Aaron Batterham (?-present)
Children Lily Allen
Alfie Owen-Allen
Sarah Owen
Parents Mary Kathleen Owen (née Hitchiner)
Peter Ronald Owen

Alison Mary Owen (born 18 February 1961) is an English film producer.[1][2]

Her credits as a producer include Moonlight and Valentino (1995), Elizabeth (1998), Sylvia (2003), Shaun of the Dead (2004), Proof (2005), The Other Boleyn Girl (2007), Brick Lane (2007), Chatroom (2010) and Tulip Fever (2014).

Personal life[edit]

Owen was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, to Mary Kathleen (née Hitchiner), a Royal Navy dockyard worker, and Peter Ronald Owen, the younger of two daughters. Her elder sister is Jill Beatrice Owen (born 1959).[3]

Alison Owen has three children: pop singer Lily Allen and actor Alfie Allen (by her ex-husband, Keith Allen), and Sarah Owen, a daughter from a previous relationship.[4] She is married to art director Aaron Batterham, who has four children of his own.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

She first started working at Limelight doing music videos. Later she then produced her first movie Hear My Song and a TV series called Diary of a Teenage Health Freak. Then she worked for Working Title (who were part owned by PolyGram). She set up the low-budget film division.[5]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile, theguardian.com, 19 February 2004.
  2. ^ POwerlist, theguardian.com, 8 March 2012.
  3. ^ Profile, telegraph.co.uk; 19 May 2007; accessed 20 October 2014.
  4. ^ Ranscombe, Siân (22 November 2013). "Inside the world of film producer Alison Owen". telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 27 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "In Conversation: Alison Owen (Producer of Saving Mr. Banks, Shaun of the Dead, Tamara Drewe)". filmdoctor.co.uk. 21 May 2014. Retrieved 27 June 2014. 

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