Bill Allen (actor)

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Bill Allen
Born William Lawrence Allen
(1962-11-07) November 7, 1962 (age 54)
Wichita, Kansas, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1977–present

William Lawrence "Bill" Allen (born November 7, 1962) is an American film and television actor.

Allen was born in Wichita, Kansas. He became famous for his role in the 1986 film Rad as BMX racer Cru Jones. Among other roles, William appeared as Roger Sloate in the 1987 Family Ties television episode "Matchmaker". Bill has toured extensively for the band The Pipefitters with his harmonica, alongside actor Lou Diamond Phillips.


Year Film Role Other notes
1977 The Ransom Carson (the butler)
1983 Streamers Lt. Townsend
1986 Rad Christopher "Cru" Jones
1989 Born on the Fourth of July Platoon
1991 Hard Time Romance
1994 Sioux City Dan Larkin
1995 A Goofy Movie Sam Voice
2009 Monsterpiece Theatre Volume 1 Tucker Segment: The Weed
The Quiet Ones The Priest
Year Title Role Notes
1985 Hotel Alex Episode: Passports
Amazing Stories Cliff Ratte Episode: The Main Attraction
1987 Outlaws Mark Episode: Primer
Ohara Terry Episode: Terry
Family Ties Roger Sloate Episode: Matchmaker
1988 A Stoning in Fulham County Roy NBC TV-Movie
1989 China Beach Blevins Episode: Promised Land
Alien Nation Ruthra Episode: The Game
2010 Tosh.0 Self Cameo

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